Interprofessional primary care

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Submitted by William Phillips on Mar 31, 2018 - 2:52pm CDT

New report on IPE course in primary care.

Phillips WR, Keys T. Interprofessional primary care course curriculum and evaluation. Family Medicine. 2018 Mar;50(3):217-222. doi: 10.22454/FamMed.2018.998057.

The course pioneered at University of Washington:

  • Engaged trainees in all health professions: Dentistry, medicine, nursing, PA, pharmacy, public health, social work.
  • Earned top student evaluations.
  • Recruited students to careers in primary care.
  • Led to student recommendations to require the course for all health professions.
  • Generated student reflections describing the course as a life-changing experience.
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