Integrating Intersectoral Learning Opportunities in Nursing Education


This webinar series provides nurse educators with information, resources, and strategies that will assist in the development of intersectoral collaboration experiences for students. Participants will explore selected literature on the definitions and parameters of intersectoral collaboration in classroom and clinical education for nurses. Participants will examine personal and institutional challenges, opportunities and supports for developing initiatives, courses, and programs that include meaningful intersectoral collaboration experiences utilizing existing resources.


  • Wednesday, November 22, 2023
  • Wednesday, November 29, 2023
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2023

15:00-17:00 Eastern Time


Participation in three live course webinars, in the weekly courses discussion forum and submission of two learning activities.


Educators and nursing leaders in academic environments.


By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the common definitions and parameters of intersectoral collaboration (ISC) and distinguish it from interprofessional and intraprofessional education.
  2. Identify evidence-informed resources on designing, implementing, and evaluating ISC initiatives for classroom and clinical applications.
  3. Discuss the resources, challenges, opportunities and supports for developing meaningful intersectoral collaborative experiences for students.
  4. Garner new ideas as you interact with those who have developed intersectoral education experiences in a variety of settings, and with a variety of different partners.
  5. Plan strategies to meet the challenges, to act on the opportunities and to enable the supports in your environment.
  6. Develop strategies to address the development of intersectoral collaboration.

Course Delivery: Zoom and Moodle


Dr. Andrea Chircop, Dalhousie University

Dr. Genevieve Currie, Mount Royal University


If you have any questions or would like more information about the course, please contact Angela Makhoul, Class Coordinator,