Category Archives: Blog Post

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 »

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 »

Interprofessional education and practice: Some reflections on the future

During my 20+ year engagement in the interprofessional field – predominately as a researcher, but also as a teacher, faculty developer, journal editor and learner – I have witnessed a steady year-on-year growth of interprofessional education and practice activities – across the globe. Encouragingly, during this period, I have seen colleagues develop and implement a… Read More »

Interprofessional teams and integrated care – Can they make a difference?

Healthcare is full of debatable definitions, creating dilemmas across departments and across the globe. One definition that may differ in its wording but not in its meaning and implications is ‘Integrated Care’. One such definition from the NHS in the UK, is: For health, care and support to be ‘integrated’, it must be person-centred, coordinated,… Read More »