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Patient care is more than just healing -- it's building a connection that encompasses mind, body and soul. If you could stand in someone else's shoes . . . hear what they hear. See what they see. Feel what they feel. Would you treat them differently? CEO Toby Cosgrove, MD, shared this video, titled...
The ‘Integrative Wisdom’ series from Integrative Therapeutics is a collection of insights from individuals across the integrative medicine community, who share this common mission: making integrative medicine part of every healthcare discussion. Though we all have different perspectives on how we’...
As the United States population ages and chronic conditions increase, health care providers are faced with treating complex wounds. The American Diabetes Association reported that in 2012 9.3% of the US population had diabetes, 2.5 million patients developed pressure ulcers in US hospitals, and...
This guide is for health and social care professionals who teach or guide others' learning before and after qualification, in formal courses or the workplace. It clarifies the understanding of interprofessional learning and explores the concept of teams and team working. Illustrated by examples...
In 1995, the National League for Nursing commissioned a Panel on Interdisciplinary/Transdisciplinary Education. The focus of the Panel's work was to examine educational issues that transcend the health professions and to make recommendations for future implementation of an interdisciplinary...
DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr. Jul 25, 2014
Achieving the goals of health care reform – described by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement as the “Triple Aim” – will place new demands on the health care workforce. Interprofessional team-based care, quality and process improvement, and population health management are not skills that have...
Mark Earnest Jul 25, 2014
This project promotes patient and family engagement in hospital settings by developing, implementing, and evaluating the Guide to Patient and Family Engagement: Enhancing the Quality and Safety of Hospital Care (hereafter referred to as the Guide). The Guide includes tools, materials, and/or...
The phrases interprofessional education (IPE), interprofessional practice (IPP), and interprofessional collaboration (IPC) are sweeping through health professions education and health care practice, but what exactly does it all mean? This short video defines interprofessional education and...
In June 2012, for the first time ever, the annual new resident physician orientation at University of Arizona Medical Center (UAMC) featured an interprofessional hands-on session for over 200 incoming residents and fellows in 25 specialties. This short video includes photos from the actual...
Compassion is a health professional value that has received a lot of attention recently. In this paper we consider the nature of compassion, its definition and its expression in practice. We further link compassion to patient-centred care. There is debate about whether compassion can be learned,...
Jill Thistlethwaite Jun 18, 2014
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