Research Note – A letter to the Editor: “Medical student volunteering during COVID-19: lessons for future interprofessional practice”

Letter to the editor in response to the article: “Medical student volunteering during COVID-19: lessons for future interprofessional practice” (Rosalyn Buckland) Elena Whiteman, Sallu Dawo Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom Correspondence to elena.whiteman@warwick.ac.uk Dear Editor, We read with great interest the recent thought-provoking article by Buckland (2020) in The Journal of Interprofessional… Read More »

Research Note: How to secure funding for educational research- A mission impossible?

Authors: Lead author: Elisabeth Carlson, PhD, MNEd, RN, is a professor at the Department of Care Science at Malmö University. elisabeh.carlson@m Malin Axelsson PhD, RN, is an associate professor at the Department of Care Science at Malmö University. malin.axelsson@mau.se Christine Kumlien PhD, RN, is a professor at the Department of Care Science at Malmö University… Read More »

Book Review: The multidisciplinary intervention of people with diverse needs: A training guide for teachers, students, and professionals

The multidisciplinary intervention of people with diverse needs: A training guide for teachers, students, and professionals Author(s) or Editor(s) name; Samuel Honorio, Marco Batista, Helena Mesquita, Jaime Ribeiro Place of publication and publisher; Singapore, Bentham Science Publishers Pte. Ltd Date; 2020 Number of pages; 178 Price, in either UK Sterling or US Dollars, or other… Read More »

Research Note: Grounded Theory – Generating evidence for practice and delivery of care

Grounded Theory: Generating evidence for practice and delivery of care Author Geraldine Foley BSc.OT, MSc, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Discipline of Occupational Therapy, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Email: foleyg3@tcd.ie Abstract Qualitative research methods as for quantitative research methods generate evidence for practice. Grounded Theory (GT) is a qualitative approach… Read More »

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 »