Current Activities

IPE Monday Sessions 2021

  • January 25
  • March 1

Awards for Excellence in Interprofessional Education

 Award Categories:

Student Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Education

Faculty/ Staff Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Education


One student award and one faculty/ staff award will be given annually.  The winning student submission will receive $500 (if a team wins, the amount will be split accordingly), and the winning faculty/ staff submission will receive $500 (if a team wins, the amount will be split accordingly).  An exhibit showcasing the winning student and faculty award will also displayed in the WVU Health Sciences Center Library. 



To honor students, faculty, and staff who have shown a commitment to interprofessional education through their service, teaching, and scholarly work and to highlight their achievements as part of IPE Week at the WVU Health Sciences Center and through an exhibit at the WVU HSC Library.    



All students, faculty and staff at WVU who participate in IPE activities at the Health Sciences Center and/ or complete health-related IPE services/ courses are eligible for the award.  Self- nominations will be accepted.  Nominations can be for an individual student, a team of students, an individual faculty/ staff member, or a faculty/ staff team. 


Nomination Criteria:


Student Award

Demonstrate a commitment to IPE through participation in or development of IPE didactic, simulation, and/ or clinical practice activities.


Demonstrate excellence in IPE through community outreach or scholarly activities highlighting IPE efforts. 


Serve as a student leader in IPE efforts and promotion of IPE throughout the HSC. 


Faculty/ Staff Award

Demonstrate a commitment to IPE through the development and/ or implementation of IPE didactic, simulation, and/ or clinical practice activities.


Promote interprofessional education to students, faculty, and staff through leadership and mentorship. 


Demonstrate excellence in IPE through teaching, service, or scholarly activities highlighting IPE efforts. 



Selection Committee:

The selection committee is a sub-committee of the IPE Steering Committee and includes faculty, staff, and study members as well as a representative from the WVU Libraries. 


Nomination Requirements:

  • Nominee information (Name, title, discipline, and position)
  • Nominator information (Name, title, discipline, and relationship to nominee)
  • Cover Letter (not to exceed 2 pages in length)
  • Letters of support (Maximum of 2)
  • Description of work in IPE and supporting documentation (newspaper clippings, poster presentations) (not to exceed 4 pages in length)


Award Requirements:

The faculty and student winners will be required to give a 10-15 minute presentation during the IPE Week Awards Luncheon on April 9, 2021 and to work with the WVU Libraries to develop an exhibit showcasing their work. 



Submissions will be accepted until January 31, 2021 at midnight. 


Register NOW for A Certified Tobacco Treatment Training Program on May 19-21, 2021

West Virginia University School of Dentistry, in cooperation with the Health Sciences Center Office of Interprofessional Education, is one of twenty-three Tobacco Treatment Training Programs certified nationally and internationally by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP).

Professionals in the fields of medicine, dentistry, social work, pharmacy, nursing and public health will present evidence-based strategies to assist patients and clients interested in tobacco cessation.

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Target Audience


Learning Objectives

This course is recommended for physicians, physician assistants, dentists, dental hygienists, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, respiratory therapists, licensed practicing counselors, health care providers that encounter tobacco using patients/clients.


Physicians: 25.5 hours
Nurses: 30.5 contact hours
Nurse Pharmacology: 4.8 hours
Dentists and Hygienists: 25.5 ADA CERP credits
Pharmacists: 24.5 contact hours
Social Workers: 24.5 hours
Respiratory Therapists: 29.3 hours
Licensed Professional Counselors: 24.5 hours
Addiction Counselors: 24.5 hours


Full Course Attendance*:
Before April 21: $660
After April 21: $710

Wednesday Only Attendance**:
Before April 21: $220
After April 21: $270

* Must attend the full course and successfully complete the examination to receive a certificate from our Accredited Tobacco
Treatment Program.
** One-day option for 8 contact hours (overview of nicotine addiction, pharmacotherapy, and motivational interviewing/
counseling.) Does not include certification.

Pharmacy Credit

The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy (WV SoP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). This certificate program (UAN: 0072-9999-21-001-L04-P) is approved for a total of 24.5 contact hours (2.45 CEUs) of CPE. Wednesday’s session (optional program) is an knowledge-based activity (UAN: 0072-9999-21-002-L01-P) and approved for a total of 8.0 contact hours (0.8 ceus) and there is no CE credit for The E-Cigarette Research activity.

WVU SoP will report your participation in the activity to NABP CPE Monitor within 4-6 weeks for all participants who successfully complete the program. Successful completion of the entire program includes attending all sessions each day (partial credit will not be given), signing the daily attendance sheets, completing a certification exam with a pass rate of 80%, and completing an online evaluation form(s).  Successful completion for Monday only includes attending all sessions (partial credit will not be given), signing the daily attendance sheet, and completing an online evaluation form. Transcripts of CPE can be printed from NABP CPE Monitor.  If needed, statements of attendance may be printed at


Following this course, participants should be able to:

  • Tobacco Dependence Knowledge and Education: State clear and accurate information about tobacco use, strategies for quitting, the scope of the health impact on the population, the causes and consequences of tobacco use.
  • Counseling Skills: Demonstrate effective application of counseling theories and strategies to establish a collaborative relationship, and to facilitate client involvement in treatment and commitment to change.
  • Assessment Interview: Conduct an assessment interview to obtain comprehensive and accurate data needed for treatment planning.
  • Treatment Planning: Demonstrate the ability to develop an individualized treatment plan using evidence-based treatment strategies.
  • Pharmacotherapy: State clear and accurate information about pharmacotherapy options available and their therapeutic use.
  • Relapse Prevention: Offer methods to reduce relapse and discuss ongoing support for persons with tobacco dependence.
  • Diversity and Specific Health Issues: Demonstrate competence in working with population subgroups and those who have specific health issues.
  • Documentation and Evaluation: Describe and use methods for tracking individual progress, record keeping, program documentation, outcome measurement and reporting.
  • Professional Resources: Utilize resources available for client support and for professional education or consultation.
  • Law and Ethics: Consistently use a code of ethics and adhere to government regulations specific to the health care or worksite setting.
  • Professional Development: Assume responsibility for continued professional development and contribute to the development of others.

CME Credit

The WVU School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The WVU Office of CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit

This continuing education activity has been provided by the WVU School of Nursing 30.5 contact hours. Of the total hours earned, 4.8 will be in the area of pharmacology consistent with advanced pharmacology / pharmacotherapeutic competencies of advanced practice nursing. The WVU School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing education by the State of West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, Legislative Rule #19CSR11-4 under provider number 50-26086.

Dentistry Credit

The WVU School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The WVU School of Dentistry designates this activity for 25.5 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at

Participants are cautioned about the potential risk of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures into their> practices. This is a lecture-based course.

WVU Health Sciences Office of Continuing Education
5302 Health Sciences South
P.O. Box 9080
Morgantown, WV 26506-9080
Phone: 304-293-3937
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