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Patient discharge is a key concern in hospitals, particularly in acute care, given the multifaceted and challenging nature of patients’ healthcare needs. Policies on discharge have identified the importance of interprofessional collaboration, yet research has described its limitations in this...
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...
Madeline H Schmitt Oct 17, 2014
Authors have commented on the limited use of theory in the interprofessional field and its critical importance to advancing the work in this field. While social psychological and educational theories in the interprofessional field are increasingly popular, the contribution of organizational and...
Scott Reeves May 22, 2014
BACKGROUND: The delivery of effective, high-quality patient care is a complex activity. It demands health and social care professionals collaborate in an effective manner. Research continues to suggest that collaboration between these professionals can be problematic. Interprofessional education (...
Scott Reeves May 20, 2014
Primary care reform involving interprofessional team-based care is a global phenomenon. In Ontario, Canada, 150 Family Health Teams (FHTs) have been approved in the past few years. The transition to a FHT is complex involving many changes and the processes for collaborative teamwork are not clearly...
Scott Reeves May 19, 2014
OBJECTIVE: To examine family health team (FHT) members' perspectives and experiences of interprofessional collaboration and perceived benefits. DESIGN: Qualitative case study using semistructured interviews. SETTING: Fourteen FHTs in urban and rural Ontario. PARTICIPANTS: Purposeful sample of...
Scott Reeves May 19, 2014
Interprofessional education (IPE) continues to be a central focus within health care and research spheres. As a result, there is a sustained interest in understanding its overall effects on learners, professions, organizations, and patients. Systematic reviews are instrumental in assessing evidence...
Scott Reeves May 19, 2014
Over the past decade systematic reviews of interprofessional education (IPE) have provided a more informed understanding of the effects of this type of education. This paper contributes to this literature by reporting an update of a Cochrane systematic review published in this journal ten years ago...
Scott Reeves May 19, 2014
Significant investments are being made around the world to improve interprofessional collaboration, yet limits in our knowledge of this field restrict the ability of decision makers to base their decisions upon evidence. Clarity of the interprofessional field is blurred by a conceptual and semantic...
Scott Reeves May 16, 2014
The current conceptual problems related to IPE and IPC can be observed by the variety of terms employed to describe these interventions. Terms include “interprofessional learning”, “interdisciplinary collaboration”, “multiprofessional training”, and “transdisciplinary practice”.
Scott Reeves May 16, 2014
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