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Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Academic Affiliations, Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education; VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Seattle Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education (CoEPCE) Joyce Wipf, MD; Catherine Kaminetzky, MD and Howard Mun, PharmD ...
Laural Traylor, MSW Nov 8, 2017
There is a need for validated and easy-to-apply behavior-based tools for assessing interprofessional team competencies in clinical settings. The 7-item observer-based Modified McMaster-Ottawa scale was developed for the Team Objective Structured Clinical Encounter (TOSCE) to assess individual and...
Desiree Lie May 8, 2017
Problem: The morbidity and mortality (M&M) conference is a vital event that can affect medical education, quality improvement, and peer review in academic departments. Historically, M&M conferences have emphasized cases that highlight diagnostic uncertainty or complex management conundrums...
CONTEXT: Interprofessional education (IPE) is believed to prepare health professional graduates for successful collaborative practice. A range of instruments have been developed to measure the outcomes of IPE. An understanding of the psychometric properties of these instruments is important if...
The Institute of Medicine explores the existing evidence-base related to the education of health professionals in quality improvement, the educational and regulatory barriers to integrating this approach in the academic and continuing education settings, proposed actions for incorporating quality...
Learner attitudes toward collaboration with other professions are critical in the development and implementation of interprofessional educational activities. Attitude assessment provides baseline information, determines needs and can be used to evaluate impact of learning.   This guide, developed...
Karla Hemesath Mar 26, 2015
Conflict in teams can impact care quality, patient safety, patient satisfaction, and morale through decreased and/or dysfunctional communication. Although conflict is a natural part of life and work it is often unmanaged or mismanaged and can result in compromised care.    This guide, developed...
Karla Hemesath Mar 26, 2015
This National Center-commissioned monograph provides basic information about good practices and processes in measurement instrument selection, development and use.   Viewed as a “primer” on interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP) evaluation and assessment, it does not make...
The mission of the IHI Open School is to advance health care improvement and patient safety competencies in the next generation of health professionals worldwide.
This editorial calls attention to a major U.S. interprofessional initiative, the Interdisciplinary Professional Educational Collaborative (IPEC), designed to introduce continuous quality improvement into interdisciplinary health professions education. Continuous quality improvement thinking and...
Madeline H Schmitt Oct 17, 2014
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