ASCO Journal Publishes IPE Special Report

IPE-Special-Report-graphicASCO’s journal Optometric Education has published a special report, “Interprofessional Education (IPE) and Collaborative Patient Care at U.S. Schools and Colleges of Optometry,” in its Winter-Spring 2015 issue. Prepared by Dr. John Baker (Illinois College of Optometry) and Dr. Melissa Vitek (Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry), both members of ASCO’s IPE and Collaborative Practice Committee, the report provides background on IPE activities at ASCO member schools and discusses the goals and objectives of the Association’s Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Summit, which will take place in February 2016.

Read the full report online and check back in July for the Summer 2015 issue of the journal, which will focus on the theme of IPE.