Reflections on COVID-19 and the impact on Health Care Professionals from a Retired First Responder

Guest post by: Rob Bull, B.Sc (Bio), B.Sc (For), B.Ed (Sec) Retired Police Officer and Firefighter Canada Avid Interprofessional Supporter and Health Care Professional Advocate In retrospect, my experience as a policeman and fireman dealing with life and death situations was very minimal compared to the daily struggles that doctors, nurses, allied health, support, and… Read More »

Book Review: Becoming Interdisciplinary: An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies

Review by Allison Ronda Augsburg, Tanya. Becoming Interdisciplinary: An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies 3rd ed. Dubuque: Kendall, 2016. ISBN 9781465290144 Tanya Augsburg has taken on the difficult task of writing a foundational interdisciplinary studies textbook. She is also pushing students to look at themselves and their personal interests to help them decide on their academic… Read More »

Book Review: Introduction to International Health Theory: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Review by Justin Mak Title: Introduction to International Health Theory: An Interdisciplinary Perspective; 2nd Edition  Author name: Raywat Deonandan  Place of publication and publisher: Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Date: 2017 Number of pages: 96 Price: $54.60 USD ISBN: 978-1-5249-3759-1   Introduction to International Health Theory: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (2nd Ed.) is an undergraduate utilitarian foundational… Read More »

Research Note: Strategies, Tips, and Lessons Learned for Evaluators Working with an Interprofessional Team in Health Care Initiatives

Note by: Uzma Williams, MSc PhD Uzma.Williams@concordia.ab.ca JIC Book Review Editor Evaluation and Measurement Coordinator Sessional Psychology Instructor – Concordia University of Edmonton   In order to support evidence-based decision-making, a partnership between an interprofessional team and an evaluator (or evaluation team) is often formed to objectively measure changes that result from the implementation of… Read More »

Guest post: Reduction of Harm Through Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice

Guest post by Rick Iedema, Professor & Director of the Centre for Team-based Practice & Learning in Health Care at King’s College London. Read more about Rick at the bottom of this post. Interprofessional learning, collaborative practice and integrated care are now at the forefront of healthcare policy makers’ priorities. However, these policy priorities come… Read More »

Book Review: Professional and Practice-based Learning: Interprofessional Simulation in Health Care: Materiality, Embodiment, Interaction

Professional and Practice-based Learning: Interprofessional Simulation in Health Care: Materiality, Embodiment, Interaction; Volume 26 Editor(s): Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren, Hans Rystedt Li Felländer-Tsai, Sofia Nyström. Place of publication and Publisher: Gewerbestrasse 11, 6330 Cham, Switzerland, Springer Nature Switzerland. Date: 2019 Number of Pages: 211 ISBN number: 978-3-030-19541-0 or ebook: 978-3-030-19542-7 Review by: Emily Ray, Student, University… Read More »

Book Review: Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting Practices

Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting Practices Edited by Cordet Smart & Timothy Auburn Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018 371 pages 145 CAD (eBook), 180 CAD (hardcover) ISBN: 978-3-319-98227-4 Review by: Kristina Stein, BA, Concordia University of Edmonton   Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting… Read More »