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Pilots

Explore the pilot projects of the IDD Health Equity Consortium.

Inclusive Health Fundamentals

    A flexible core curriculum that can be used by organizations working in IDD health, integrated into academic credit-bearing courses, or incorporated into a service learning project. The Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing, in collaborationwith Special Olympics International (SOI) and a range of Subject Matter… Read More »Inclusive Health Fundamentals

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    Virtual Interprofessional Simulation Experience with People with IDD as Standardized Patients

      Villanova University Pilot Project A senior-level undergraduate practicum bringing students majoring in health professions together with individuals with IDD and their caregivers to support health promotion and home health in the community. Interprofessional student teams from Villanova University’s M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing and… Read More »Virtual Interprofessional Simulation Experience with People with IDD as Standardized Patients

      A screenshot of the Canvas system at Rush displaying one of the modules. There is a picture of students working together.

      Advanced Interprofessional E-Service Learning Experience with People with IDD (AISLE)

        Rush University Pilot Project In a service learning course, interprofessional student teams collaborate with individuals with IDD, their caregivers, and staff from a local community-based organization during a series of telehealth sessions. Interprofessional student teams representing two or more health care professions partner with people… Read More »Advanced Interprofessional E-Service Learning Experience with People with IDD (AISLE)

        A self-advocate and standardized patient sits in front of a large conference sign with the letters IMSH.

        Interprofessional Medical Simulations with People with IDD as Standardized Patients

          University of Illinois-Chicago Pilot An interactive program where pharmacy, nursing, and dentistry students work with individuals with IDD serving as standardized patients in outpatient primary care simulations. The College of Nursing, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, and the Co-Operative Career Experience Certificate program (Co-Op… Read More »Interprofessional Medical Simulations with People with IDD as Standardized Patients