A Roadmap to Using Simulation-Enhanced Interprofessional Education to Incorporate Interprofessional Activities in Athletic Training Educational Programs

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Athletic Training Education Journal (2023) 18 (4): 252–264.



Interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP) is a priority in health care. Collaborative care that includes clinicians across disciplines has been shown across health care to ensure quality patient outcomes. In athletic training, a team approach to clinical practice has been promoted for nearly a decade and continues to gain attention. Interprofessional education (IPE) is a core curricular content standard that requires programs to teach students to practice in collaboration with other health care professionals. Interprofessional education and collaborative practice necessitates students have opportunities to practice before being expected to demonstrate skills clinically.