Author Archives: Kunal Patel

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 »

Can Video Analysis Help Determine How Teams Influence Leadership in Maternity Care Settings?

Across the globe approximately 810 women die every day due to preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Factors such as poverty and gender equality play a huge role, however, we must still invest in training midwives and in making emergency obstetric care available 24hrs a day. Of course, the structure of this investment varies,… Read More »

Paper Launch: Guidance on Global Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Research

  The InterprofessionalResearch.Global (The Global Network for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Research) and the Interprofessional.Global (The Global Confederation for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice) have released the discussion paper “Guidance on Global Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Research“. This Discussion Paper was developed by a number of world-renowned experts over the last year to… Read More »