Research Note: The Need for Interprofessional Coordination of Care for Recently Discharged Patients

Authors and affiliations – see bottom of article   Introduction A major component of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s attempt to improve primary care practices has been care coordination post-hospital discharge (McDonald 2007, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2014). The transition between the hospital discharge and resuming of care by the primary… Read More »

Book Review: Interprofessional Education and Medical Libraries: Partnering for Success

Interprofessional Education and Medical Libraries: Partnering for Success by Mary E. Edwards Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, USA, 2016 222 pages, $95.00 ISBN 978-1-44226-389-5     Reviewed by Traci-lee Christianson ,Student, Department of Applied Psychology Concordia University of Edmonton Interprofessional Education and Medical Libraries: Partnering for Success is edited by Mary E. Edwards, the reference and… Read More »

Research Note: A novel approach to facilitate a collaborative simulation experience for occupational therapy students

Authors: Christina Keller MSN, RN, CHSE Instructor, Radford University Clinical Simulation Center email: cdkeller@radford.edu Katrina Watson MSN, RN Instructor, Radford University Clinical Simulation Center   Introduction The occupational therapy (OT) faculty at Radford University, USA along with the nursing faculty at the university’s clinical simulation center partnered to conduct a simulation learning experience for graduate… Read More »

Book Review: Interdisciplinary Discourse Communicating Across Disciplines

Interdisciplinary Discourse Communicating Across Disciplines Seongsook Choi & Keith Richards. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017 300 pages, $99.00 / ISBN: 978-1- 137-47039-3   Review by: Bronte Diduck, Department of Applied Psychology, Concordia University of Edmonton, Canada   This book is appropriate for anyone seeking to implement interdisciplinary practice across a multidisciplinary team (rather than… 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 »

Book Review: Leading Research and Evaluation in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practices

Leading Research and Evaluation in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practices. Dawn Forman, Marion Jones, & Jill Thistlethwaite (Eds). Palgrave, Macmillan, UK. 2016. 359 pages. ISBN 978-1-137-53744-7   The editors introduce the importance of interprofessional practices and collaborative techniques in order to provide high quality care regarding healthcare and evaluation. The use of these practices will… Read More »