IPEC Core Competencies

The core competencies and sub-competencies feature the following desired principles: 

Competency 1: Values and Ethics for Interprofessional Practice

Work with individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect and shared values.

Competency 2: Roles and Responsibilities

Use the knowledge of one's own role and those of other professions to appropriately assess and address the health care needs of patients and to promote and advance the health of populations.

Competency 3: Interprofessional Communication

Communicate with patients, families, communities, and professionals in health and other fields in a responsive and responsible manner that supports a team approach to the promotion and maintenance of health the prevention and treatment of disease.

Competency 4: Teams and Teamwork

Apply relationship-building values and the principles of team dynamics to perform effectively in different team roles to plan, deliver, and evaluate patient/population centered care and population health programs and policies that are safe, timely, efficient, effective, and equitable.