Interprofessional education (IPE) plays an important role in completing a student's healthcare learning journey. ASTEC is proud to provide a variety of IPE simulations, all of which are available any UArizona Health Sciences student. ASTEC's IPE activities fulfill initiative 1.3 of the Wildcat Journey, one of the five pillars of the University of Arizona Strategic Plan.
To learn more about ASTEC's many IPE simulation resources and activities, explore the tiles below.
Caring for the Caregivers
Unlock the power of self-care in healthcare. Stress reduction techniques provide students with a comprehensive approach to self-care through simulation-based exercises.
The EDI of IPE
Confront your own unconscious biases and explore how interprofessional teams can support the individualized needs of patients facing systemic bias and structural barriers.
House of Horrors
Uncover hidden faults that compromise patient safety and staff efficiency within a hospital room.
Mighty Egg Drop
You and your team will construct a “bomb proof” egg package to guarantee egg's safety when dropped. You will prove the worthiness of your design by subjecting your egg to a 12-foot fall!
Recognize and educate your pediatric patient with new onset Type 1 Diabetes.
To Infinity and Beyond
With only one ream of paper, your entire team, spread across the ASTEC Sim Deck, must communicate a message using only paper airplanes.
With only two pieces of rope, your team must move five buckets of simulated toxic waste from one side of the room to the other without spilling!
When Tempers Rise
Practice skills in de-escalation to diffuse conflict in the hospital. Explore ways to minimize restraints and physical harm.