Resource Center

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The Resource Center is a digital library of interprofessional practice and education-related content. Anyone with a registered account can contribute to the resource center and comment on a resource’s usefulness.

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Frequently Asked Questions
How does the Resource Center Work?

Think of the Resource Center as a library stocked with information added by its members. Each registered user has the opportunity to add content or make comments describing his or her experiences with interprofessional resources. Just like writing a review of a product online, members are encouraged to discuss a resource’s usefulness, practical application, benefits and even shortcomings (civil, constructive criticism only, please.) It is searchable by subject, resource type and keyword as well as by individual areas of interest or expertise.

What can I find in the Resource Center?

It’s a comprehensive hub for interprofessional practice and education-related content – ranging from information about programs to articles, archived webinars and much more. We use submitted, peer-reviewed and unpublished literature to build collections that are catalogued by topic, making it easier for people to find information applicable to their needs and interests.

Some of the most popular resources include:

  • Previously-published journal articles
  • Reports from conferences and commissioned papers
  • Measurement instruments and other assessment tools
  • White papers, videos, presentation slides, recorded webinars, audio recordings, case studies and book chapters
  • Learning tools, materials, curricula and much more

If there is something missing, just ask. We’ll do our best to track it down.

Who can contribute to the Resource Center?

Anyone with a registered account can add content and comment on existing content.

What about copyright and intellectual property?

Because the Resource Center is freely available to anyone, all content uploaded to the site must be copyright compliant. If you own the copyright to your work and want to make it openly available, that’s great – the Resource Center will provide a search-engine-optimized access point for your content.

If the copyright is owned by someone else (e.g. a publisher), you’ll need to obtain permission from the copyright holder before uploading that content. An alternate strategy for copyright-protected content previously published in scholarly journals is to link to the PubMed version of the article. Although not all articles indexed by PubMed are open access, community members with institutional subscriptions to restricted content will have access, and those without subscriptions will be offered the option to buy or “rent” the content from the publisher. Even so, you should be sure to obtain all copyright permissions before uploading any content to the site.

Is content on the site moderated?

Yes. The Resource Center is actively reviewed by National Center staff and community moderators to ensure all content posted to the site is appropriate.

Does the Resource Center contain only emerging research?

No. The Resource Center offers a home to both peer-reviewed and grey literature allowing information to be shared freely among users. This allows the National Center to chronicle the 50-year history of interprofessional practice and education, by providing a unique perspective to trends through access to seminal works that have never been digitally available before.

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This presentation (1:00:43) is given by Dr. Amanda Sokan from the University of Arizona's Meland Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Dr. Sokan describes spirituality and its importance to well-being within the context of aging. She discusses the benefits and barriers of spiritual care,...
This presentation (38:30 minutes) given by Dr. Thomas Eagen through the Arizona Center on Aging discusses the intersection between disability and aging policy. Dr. Eagen provides a background of aging and disability as well as the difference between aging into disability and aging with a disability...
This presentation (47:32 minutes) given by Dr. Joy Bulger Beck from the University of Arizona Medical School, discusses how internists can guide their patients through menopause. By the end of this lecture, learners should be able to: 1) understand menopause management considerations for the...
This web page from the National Institute on Aging includes information, clinical trial participant videos, and images regarding Alzheimer's disease. The 4-minute video, How Alzheimer's Changes the Brain, shows how Alzheimer's affects the human brain and looks at promising ideas to treat and...
This playbook created by the Center for Healthcare Strategies helps to find the best in evidence-based and promising practices to improve care for people with complex health and social needs. Some topics that can be accessed include: Complex Care Interventions, Mental Health and Substance Use, Long...
This video series is designed for family caregivers to help them understand specific medical/nursing tasks. The tasks include: preparing special diets, managing incontinence, wound care, mobility, and managing medications. The videos and resource guides are available in both English and Spanish.
This presentation (53:48 minutes) given by Dr. Manoj Saranathan, Associate Professor of Medical Imaging at the University of Arizona, discusses new imaging methods in the early detection of Alzheimer's Disease. Dr. Saranathan provides a background on Alzheimer's disease as well as the basics of...
This presentation (21:33 minutes) given by Dr. Marie C. Gualtieri, Health and Aging Policy Fellow, discusses food insecurity in the older population, and how food insecurity has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. She describes how how people can help older adults experiencing food insecurity...
This presentation (36:59 minutes) given by Dr. Mindy J. Fain, Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona School of Medicine, discusses delirium in older adults. Upon completion of this presentation, learners will be able to: 1) define delirium and its impact on older adults; 2) discuss...
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Resources from the National Center

These resources have been authored by staff and partners of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education.

Bud Baldwin Collection

Dr. Baldwin has been a foundational researcher, teacher and champion in the field of interprofessional health care education and collaborative practice for over 60 years. The materials he collected during his career are an invaluable resource for the interprofessional community. All materials which are not copyright-restricted have been made openly available through the National Center's Resource Center.

The Literature Compendium

Browse an extensive scoping review IPE literature from 2008 through 2013

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