Book Review: Building a Patient – Centered Interprofessional Education Program

Building a Patient – Centered Interprofessional Education Program Edited by Steven D. Waldman and Stephanie Bowlin Hershey PA, IGI Global 2020 371 pages ISBN: 9781799830665 Review by Joslin Blench, Department of Psychology, Concordia University of Edmonton Building a Patient – Centered Interprofessional Education Program is a practical reference source of academic articles focusing on the… Read More »

Research Note: Reflections on a new dawning of unconditional positive regard, collaborative practice and grit – redeploying in the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis

Reflections on a new dawning of unconditional positive regard, collaborative practice and grit – redeploying in the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis Authors Lead   Author – Laura Chalmers Strategic lead for Collaborative Practice and Interprofessional Learning at Robert Gordon university l.r.j.chalmers@rgu.ac.uk Julie Gillespie – Practice Education Lead – Allied Health Professions NHS Grampian  j.gillespie@nhs.net… Read More »

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 »