Why we need theory to help us better understand the nature of interprofessional education, practice and care

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Submitted by Scott Reeves on May 30, 2014 - 9:09am CDT

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Journal Article

In this editorial, the authors outline the need for using (grand, mid-range and micro) theories to enhance our understanding of interprofessional education, practice and care. The authors argue why we need to engage in theoretical development in the interprofessional field, and why theoretical development should not be seen as a luxury, or low priority, but a central feature of the work we do developing and studying interprofessional education, practice and care.

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Scott Reeves
Sarah Hean
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