Tag Archives: interprofessional

Research Note: An Auto-Ethnographic Case-Story on the Development and Integration of Interprofessional Education: Part I – A Quest for Impact

Below we provide the Abstract and a brief selection of this novel and exciting autoethnography that critically examines the if, why, where, and how of developing an interprofessional education (IPE) program from the ground up, told through text and comic art.  The full story can be found here.  The manuscript is true to the autoethnographic… Read More »

Book Review: Global Health Collaborations Challenges and Lessons

Title: Global Health Collaborations Challenges and Lessons Editors: Margaret S. Winchester, Caprice A. Knapp, and Rhonda BeLue Place of publication and publisher: New York City, Springer International Publishing Date: 2018 Number of Pages: 107 Price: open access ISBN Number: 9783319776859 Review by : Jaqueline Brodbin, Concordia University of Edmonton   Global Health Collaborations Challenges 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 »

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 »

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: Examining the implementation of collaborative competencies – some key challenges for enacting competency-based education

Interprofessional collaboration is recognised as an important factor in improving patient care. Interprofessional competency frameworks are increasingly being regarded as a key strategy to support the development of the requisite attitudes, knowledge, skills, and behaviours needed for the delivery of effective interprofessional care.  However, evidence for the application of these competencies continues to remain limited… Read More »