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 »

Journal of Interprofessional Care Baldwin Award Winner!

Introduction The Journal of Interprofessional Care’s Baldwin Award is in recognition of DeWitt ‘Bud’ Baldwin Jr.’s lifelong and distinguished contribution to interprofessional care. It was first awarded in 2009 for the best article of the 2008 volume of the Journal of Interprofessional Care. Each year since, a panel of judges recruited from the Journal’s Editorial… Read More »

Research Note: The white coat ceremony – An opportunity for interprofessional socialization

Authors and affiliations at bottom of article Introduction The white coat ceremony was initially established during the 1990’s by Arnold Gold, an American paediatric neurologist (Sandomer, 2018). Initially developed for medical students the ceremony has been incorporated by numerous medical, nursing, pharmacy and physician associate schools worldwide. The ceremony has evolved from a medical school event… Read More »

Research Note: Development of an interprofessional program to address issues in human trafficking

Authors and affiliations at bottom of article Introduction “Human trafficking (HT) is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act” (Department of Homeland Security, 2018). HT affects approximately 45 million individuals worldwide (Global Slavery Index, 2016) with profits for traffickers estimated to… Read More »

JIC’s Winning Papers of 2017

As we slowly start progressing into the New Year and the film awards season, we felt it would be appropriate to announce our own form of the Oscars, namely our ‘winning papers’ of 2017. These papers have been selected based on pure data with no influence from any judges, brown envelopes or reviewers!   We… Read More »