Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in becoming an IPE Patient Partner at the Centre for Interprofessional Education (IPE), as part of the University of Toronto's IPE Curriculum. We welcome all individuals from various communities, abilities and identities to engage in this volunteer opportunity with the University of Toronto.

Should you have any questions about the application, please contact:

Elizabeth Cadavid
Education Coordinator; IPE Patient Partner Advisory Committee Co-Chair
eli.cadavid@uhn.ca
IPE Patient Partner Criteria
Opportunity Requirements:
  • Complete this volunteer application;
  • Be available for a brief phone interview to discuss your application, if more information is needed;
  • Attend educational and orientation opportunities;
  • Be willing to share experience as a patient/client/family member and/or caregiver;
  • Be supportive of teamwork across professions with a nonjudgmental and accepting attitude to learners and positive key messages to learn from.

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* 1. Applicant Information

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* 2. Are you a (please check): 

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* 3. Please tell us a little about yourself or that of the person you are caring for: the chronic health condition, and the health care experience.

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* 4. Do you have any exposure and/or experience with an interprofessional team of health professionals?

Interprofessional teamwork refers to the cooperation, coordination, and collaboration expected among members of different professions in delivering patient-centered care collectively. 
An example of interprofessional collaboration
would be a doctor, nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist, and pharmacist working together to carry out an individualized plan of care in order to improve a patient's health status.

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* 5. What opportunities are you interested in? Select all that apply.

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* 6. Is there anything else you would like us to know?

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* 7. Do you grant to the Centre of Interprofessional Education, University of Toronto, the right to take, use, exhibit, display, distribute and create derivative works of the photographed/filmed images of yourself, taken at any IPE related events/meetings, for use in connection with the activities of the Centre/University or for promoting, publicizing or explaining the Centre/University or its activities?

Thank you so much for expressing interest in becoming an IPE Patient Partner with the University of Toronto's IPE Curriculum!
You will be contacted within the next 2-3 days to schedule your telephone interview. The call will further explore your health care experience(s). 

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