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Book Review: Therapeutic Justice

  Therapeutic Justice Karen A. Snedker, Springer International Publishing Place Published: Gewerbestrasse 11, 6330 Cham, Switzerland Date: 2018 Pages: 325 Price: Hardcover—$159.0 or Ebook—$119.00 ISBN: 978-3-319-78902-6   Review by Deborah-Rae Chizek, Concordia University of Edmonton   Therapeutic justice by Karen A. Snedker provides and insightful perspective from someone who has personally been touched by mental… Read More »

From Strength to Strength

I am rarely short of words or an imaginative title, at least when it comes to academic publishing, but what a more accurate way to describe the incredible trajectory of the international Journal of Interprofessional Care (JIC). From its humble beginnings in the early 1990s to its meteoric rise in the rankings, culminating to an… 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 »

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 »

Research Note: Interprofessional mindfulness/acceptance-based workshops for healthcare professionals in training-Rationale and proposed protocol

Authors and affiliations at bottom of article   Introduction Mindfulness practice is increasingly utilized across a multitude of settings and with various populations, including graduate students and healthcare trainees of various disciplines.  Recent changes in healthcare call for the use of interprofessional teams to provide patient-centered care, which requires practitioners to be attentive and practice… Read More »

Research Note: The use of high fidelity simulation to promote interprofessional collaboration between student nurse anesthetists and physician anesthesia residents

  Authors and affiliations at bottom of article Introduction Physician anesthesiologists and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) have co-existed for over 100 years.  The relationship between them has often not been the most collegial. This interprofessional conflict has manifested in situations in which the practice of CRNAs has been both legally challenged and restricted by… Read More »