Tag Archives: interprofessional

Book Review: The Globalization Of Addiction: A Study In Poverty Of The Spirit

The Globalization of Addiction: A Study in Poverty of the Spirit Bruce K. Alexander. Oxford University Press, 2008 (reprinted 2011). 470 pages, 38.00 Canadian Dollars (approximate). ISBN: 978-0-19-958871-8 Review by Peter Jensen, Program Facilitator (Addictions and Anger Management), Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton Author Bruce K. Alexander, a professor of psychology at the University of… 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 »

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 »