Research Note: An Auto-Ethnographic Case-Story on the Development and Integration of Interprofessional Education: Part I – A Quest for Impact

Below we provide the Abstract and a brief selection of this novel and exciting autoethnography that critically examines the if, why, where, and how of developing an interprofessional education (IPE) program from the ground up, told through text and comic art.  The full story can be found here.  The manuscript is true to the autoethnographic… Read More »

Book Review: Global Health Collaborations Challenges and Lessons

Title: Global Health Collaborations Challenges and Lessons Editors: Margaret S. Winchester, Caprice A. Knapp, and Rhonda BeLue Place of publication and publisher: New York City, Springer International Publishing Date: 2018 Number of Pages: 107 Price: open access ISBN Number: 9783319776859 Review by : Jaqueline Brodbin, Concordia University of Edmonton   Global Health Collaborations Challenges and… Read More »

Book Review: Rape Culture, Gender Violence, and Religion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Rape Culture, Gender Violence, and Religion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Edited by Caroline Blyth, Emily Colgan, Katie B. Edwards Published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2018 222 pages ISBN: 978-3-319-72224-5 (eBook), 978-3-319-72223-8 (Hardcover)   Review by Abigail F. Smith, Concordia University of Edmonton   Through this segment of the Religion and Radicalism series, editors Caroline Blyth, Emily Colgan, and… Read More »

Guest Blog: Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Intravenous Access: A rational place for interprofessional utilization

Written by : Mark Magee MD Faculty, Point-of-Care Ultrasound Division Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia PA USA Resa E. Lewiss MD Director, Point-of-Care Ultrasound Division Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia PA USA (you can read more about the authors at the bottom of the… Read More »

Making an impact on interprofessional perception amongst future nurses and pharmacists

You have seen with numerous posts in the past but also in recent publications the need and the call for increased collaboration between different parts of the health care team. This includes pharmacists and nurses, whether it be at the community level or within a hospital setting. Recently, we published a short report on the… Read More »

Report Review: The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health

The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health Mental Health Taskforce, England, UK Date: February 2016, Number of pages: 82 Link: https://bit.ly/1Lp9kD3     Review by Carline Core, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Edmonton This report is a guide written by the independent Mental Health Taskforce for initiating change in England’s current mental health services… Read More »