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The National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment (NCICLE) is a growing group of over 40 organizations representing a variety of health professions. NCICLE is beginning a discussion of issues related to culture in health care, specifically how the current culture inhibits...
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
Despite its increasing popularity for the training of interprofessional teams, crew resource management (CRM) has a number of limitations, which are often overlooked. In this editorial, the authors discuss the evolution of CRM, explore the evidence linked to its use in promoting interprofessional...
Scott Reeves May 30, 2014
In this editorial, the authors examine some of the current limitations of interprofessional simulated learning activities and suggest the use of a sociological approach to help enhance the quality of this form of learning and improve its transferability to interprofessional practice. Please note:...
Scott Reeves May 29, 2014
Little is known about the nature of interprofessional collaboration on intensive care units (ICUs), despite its recognition as a key component of patient safety and quality improvement initiatives. This comparative ethnographic study addresses this gap in knowledge and explores the different...
Scott Reeves May 22, 2014
Although effective interprofessional collaboration is a key component of patient safety and quality improvement initiatives, little is known about the nature of collaboration in ICU settings. Through ethnographic research, this study will explore interprofessional care in 8 ICUs (6 based in the...
Scott Reeves May 22, 2014
This article explores and discusses current conceptual and empirical dimensions of the study of space, place, education and interprofessional education (IPE) within a health professions context. This article addresses defining elements of the concepts, their use in nursing and medical literature...
Scott Reeves May 22, 2014
At the heart of safe cultures are effective interactions within and between interprofessional teams. Critical care clinicians see severely ill patients who require coordinated interprofessional care. In this scoping review, we asked: "What do we know about processes, relationships, organizational...
Scott Reeves May 22, 2014
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