Table 1.

IPEC core competencies align to categories of Affective Domain

Bloom's TaxonomyIPEC Core Competencies
Level of affective domain with increasing levels of growthVE Values/Ethics
RR Roles/Responsibilities
CC Interprofessional Communication
TT Teams and teamwork
ReceivingNone of the IPEC competencies are at this level
Responding (not passively but with a reaction)VE5. Work in cooperation with those who receive care, those who provide care, and others who contribute to or support the delivery of prevent and health services
RR1. Communicate one's roles and responsibilities clearly to patients, families and other professionals
Valuing (with respect to knowledge)VE4. Respect the unique cultures, values, roles/responsibilities and expertise of other health professions
VE6. Develop a trusting relationship with patients, families, and other team members
RR2. Recognize one's limitations in skills, knowledge, and abilities
Organizing (putting together ideas and values, developing sense of other perspectives, comparing and relating information to arrange and prioritize values)TT4. Integrate the knowledge and experience of other professions – appropriate to the specific care situation – to inform care decisions, while respecting patient and community values and priorities/preferences for care
CC7. Recognize how one's own uniqueness, including experience level, expertise, culture, power and hierarchy within the health care team, contributes to effective communication, conflict resolution, and positive interprofessional working relationships
RR3. Engage diverse healthcare professionals who complement one's own professional expertise, as well as associated resources, to develop strategies to meet specific patient care needs
Characterization (integration of values such that the student's character consistently reflects these values)CC3. Express one's knowledge and opinions to team members involved in patient care with confidence, clarity and respect, working to ensure common understanding of information and treatment and care decisions.
TT6. Engage self and others to constructively manage disagreements about values, roles, goals, and actions that arise among health care professionals and with patients and families