Examining the intersections between continuing education, interprofessional education and workplace learning

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Submitted by Madeline H Schmitt on Oct 17, 2014 - 1:58pm CDT

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Journal Article

In this editorial, the authors discuss three distinct, yet overlapping, fields – continuing education (CE), interprofessional education (IPE) and workplace learning (WPL) – can inform each other and extend our conceptual, theoretical and empirical understanding of continuing interprofessional education (CIPE) in the workplace. There are substantial challenges to achieving the aims as the individual fields continue to evolve (and contain areas of variation and contestation) over their definitions, use of theories and deployment as educational interventions in the healthcare system.

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Simon Kitto
Joanne Goldman
Madeline H. Schmitt
Curtis A. Olson