Lebanese American University

IPEInterprofessional Education

Mission and Educational Objectives


The mission of the Interprofessional Education (IPE) program at LAU is to prepare health and social care professionals who have the attitude, knowledge, skills and commitment required to function as effective collaborative team members in providing high quality, patient/client-centered care.

The IPE program builds on the curricula of LAU’s health and social care programs and uses a student-centered educational approach. The program will partner with post-licensure professionals to foster life-long learning and creation of environments that support interprofessional health and social care collaboration.

Educational Objectives

The IPE program will provide learning experiences for health and social care students in classroom, laboratory and clinical settings related to: