Facilitating factors for, barriers to, and outcomes of interdisciplinary education projects in the health sciences

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Journal Article

Appropriate collaboration and communication among health professionals is viewed as increasingly important in meeting the challenges of today's health care system. Student socialization to interdisciplinary practice is thought to be facilitated through interdisciplinary academic and clinical learning experiences during the educational program. The purpose of this article is to identify factors commonly cited as facilitating and inhibiting interdisciplinary education, to provide insight for the development of successful interdisciplinary education projects.

Ruebling, I
Lavin, MA
Banks, R
Block, L
Counte, M
Furman, G
Miller, P
Reese, C
Viehmann, V