Examining interprofessional team interventions designed to improve nursing and team outcomes in practice: a descriptive and methodological review.
This study aims to review the most recent IP team intervention studies that focused on outcomes related to nursing and IP teams. PubMed, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and Embase were searched for existing literature published between January 2011 and December 2016. The search strategy was developed through both literature review and consultation with a health sciences librarian. This review included IP team intervention studies published in peer-reviewed journals and written in English. Studies were included if they conducted an IP team intervention for healthcare teams that include nurses and examined outcomes related to nursing and ...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - August 9, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Making it work: the feasibility and logistics of delivering large-scale interprofessional education to undergraduate healthcare students in a conference format.
Authors: Guilding C, Hardisty J, Randles E, Statham L, Green A, Bhudia R, Thandi CS, Matthan J Abstract An interprofessional education conference was developed and delivered to undergraduate medical and pharmacy students to address training needs around appropriate antimicrobial prescribing, identification and management of sepsis, patient safety and interprofessional working. The day consisted of keynote lectures delivered by specialist speakers and three small group interprofessional teaching sessions exploring (1) the choice and prescribing of antimicrobials for a range of infections, (2) the diagnosis and manag...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - July 28, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Perspectives of pharmacy students in Qatar toward interprofessional education and collaborative practice: a mixed methods study.
This study has highlighted different dimensions in pharmacy students' perceptions. It also provided a useful insight into the readiness of pharmacy students in a Middle Eastern university. Students are seeking more IPE experiences formally incorporated into their curriculum and hence educators should capitalise on these positive and enthusiastic attitudes to identify the most effective means for delivering IPE and inform curricula planning. Collaborative practice-ready graduates will produce better-educated professionals delivering higher quality care. PMID: 30052106 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - July 28, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

An integrative systematic review of interprofessional education on diabetes.
In conclusion, the findings indicate that both learners and patients with diabetes benefit from IPE on diabetes management. Educators are encouraged to adopt practical IP approaches in diabetes education. However, it is necessary to estimate the resources available. More research is needed on the cost-effectiveness, long-term effects, and patient perspective of IPE on diabetes management. PMID: 30040507 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care)
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - July 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Competent in any context: An integrated model of interprofessional education.
Authors: Cahn PS, Tuck I, Knab MS, Doherty RF, Portney LG, Johnson AF Abstract While most graduate health professions programs in the United States have accepted the Interprofessional Education Collaborative's core competencies for collaborative practice, there is no consistent way to integrate the competencies into courses of study already crowded with uniprofessional competencies. A potential negative effect of treating interprofessional education as an add-on is that learners will not engage deeply with the competencies required to work effectively in health care teams. To design an integrated model, one institu...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - July 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

What a discursive understanding of interprofessional team meetings might reveal: an exploration of intellectual (learning) disability managers' performances.
Authors: Smart C, Froomberg N, Auburn T Abstract Clinical and academic understandings of interprofessional working are focused mainly on individual factors such as knowledge about different professional roles, and organisational opportunities for interprofessional working (IPW). Less research has examined what happens between people at an interactional level, that is, how interprofessional working is conducted in everyday face-to-face interactions in clinical practice. The current paper proposes a discursive framework for understanding what constitutes IPW in interprofessional meetings at this interactional level. ...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - July 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Incidents reported by nurse anaesthetists in the operating room.
Authors: Sundler AJ, Johansson E, Johansson L, Hedén L Abstract The quality of health care and patient safety in the operating room is a major concern for nurse anaesthetists. However, few studies have focused on the experiences of nurse anaesthetists' and their contributions to safety in this setting. Therefore, this study aims to explore the content and frequency of incidents reported by nurse anaesthetists in the operating room and the risks involved in these incidents. A retrospective study with a descriptive design was conduct. Data were gathered concerning 220 incidents reported by nurse anaesthetists ...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - July 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Evaluation of simulation debriefing methods with interprofessional learning.
Authors: Brown DK, Wong AH, Ahmed RA Abstract Interprofessional education (IPE) using simulations provides a rich environment for mastery learning and deliberate practice. The debriefing phase is identified as the most valuable by learners, yet investigation into the most effective format for debriefing interprofessional (IP) groups has largely gone unexplored. To determine the best practices in IP simulation debriefing, we compared perceived effectiveness of in-person versus teledebriefing, and single versus IP co-debriefer models according to 404 Debriefing Assessment for Simulation in Healthcare Student-Version ...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - July 21, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

An exploratory study of networks constructed using access data from an electronic health record.
Authors: Yao N, Zhu X, Dow A, Mishra VK, Phillips A, Tu SP Abstract Network analysis may be a powerful tool for studying interprofessional practice. Using electronic health record data and social network analysis, the network of healthcare professionals involved in colorectal cancer care at a large, urban academic medical center were mapped and studied. A total of 100 surgical colorectal cancer patients receiving treatment in 2013 and 2014 were selected at random. We used detailed access logs for the EHR to map the network of all healthcare professionals for each patient, including inpatient and outpatient settings...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - July 18, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Measuring changes in pharmacy and nursing students' perceptions following an interprofessional high-fidelity simulation experience.
Authors: Fusco NM, Foltz-Ramos K Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of interprofessional high-fidelity simulation-based learning (SBL) on third-year pharmacy and senior nursing students' perceptions of interprofessional care. Students participated in an interprofessional high-fidelity SBL experience consisting of two hospital-based scenarios followed by a debriefing. The "Student Perceptions of Interprofessional Clinical Education-Revised" (SPICE-R) instrument was administered pre- and post-SBL. The "Student Satisfaction and Self-Confidence in Learning" (SSSCL) instru...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - July 7, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Interprofessional collaboration and the care and management of type 2 diabetic patients in the Middle East: A systematic review.
Authors: Johnson JM, Carragher R Abstract The World Health Organization has ranked the Middle East (ME) as the second most prevalent region globally for type 2 diabetes. Currently, treatment options initiated by physicians focus mainly on pharmaceuticals; however, lifestyle factors also have a tremendous impact on a patient's wellness or illness. A potential solution to this issue is to use an interprofessional team approach when caring for this patient population. The purpose of this systematic review is to look at the present literature involving the use of an interprofessional team approach to the care and maint...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - May 18, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Interprofessional education involving didactic TeamSTEPPS ® and interactive healthcare simulation: A systematic review.
Interprofessional education involving didactic TeamSTEPPS® and interactive healthcare simulation: A systematic review. J Interprof Care. 2018 May 14;:1-9 Authors: Welsch LA, Hoch J, Poston RD, Parodi VA, Akpinar-Elci M Abstract The didactic portion of TeamSTEPPS®, which focuses on teaching teamwork and communication, coupled with interactive simulation methods provides a unique interprofessional education (IPE) learning environment. Across the literature there are a wide variety of such programs described, but there is not a consensus on the most effective methodology. A systematic review was t...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - May 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Collaborative task-sharing to enhance the Point-Of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) access among expectant women in Kenya: The role of midwife sonographers.
Authors: Vinayak S, Brownie S Abstract Unrealized maternal and child health goals continue to challenge Kenya where adverse outcomes remain high and diagnostic services are limited. The acute shortage of doctors and radiographers requires alternate human resources for health (HRH) with the ability to identify risk factors in pregnancy through Point-Of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS). A specialist radiologist and ultrasonography team partnered with midwives to adopt interprofessional task sharing and capacity building. Faculty from the Radiology Department of our hospital designed and implemented the project which was carri...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - May 12, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Learning from students: Facilitators' learning in interprofessional placements.
This study aimed to address these gaps by exploring perceptions about the learning and experiences of Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) who facilitated placements in childcare settings for speech-language pathology students from a health professional background. Lave and Wenger's theory of Legitimate Peripheral Participation was utilised to design and interpret this study. Seven ECEs from two childcare centres and four Centre Directors participated in focus groups and individual semi structured interviews respectively. Thematic analysis revealed five themes that described how the ECEs came to accept the students as legitima...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - May 12, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Interprofessional population health advocacy: Developing and implementing a panel management curriculum in five Veterans Administration primary care practices.
In conclusion, collaboratively identified DLOs for PM guided development of assessment instruments and instructional approaches for panel management activities in interprofessional teams. This PM curriculum and associated tools provide resources for educators in other settings. PMID: 29746221 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care)
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - May 12, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Shifting perspectives on pain management after an interprofessional international service learning experience: A qualitative assessment of pilot data.
Authors: Noonan CD, Scow S, Sheagley BA, Bunn J Abstract Interprofessional education and international service learning (ISL) experiences are increasing in healthcare education and have the potential to broaden healthcare providers' strategies to manage patients' pain. After the addition of a physical therapy (PT) cohort to an existing interprofessional ISL, survey data was collected for program evaluation. Responses indicated altered ideation regarding the role of PT in pain management, and this theme was investigated further. Following two one-week interprofessional ISL experiences in Honduras in 2015 (Y1) and 20...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - May 11, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Fostering interprofessional collaborative practice in acute care through an academic-practice partnership.
In conclusion, an academic - practice partnership can strengthen and support an IPCP environment by allowing healthcare clinicians to be directly involved in the selection and implementation of IPCP strategies and contribute to improved professional, healthcare and student outcomes. PMID: 29737891 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care)
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - May 9, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Knowledge and agency in interprofessional care: How nurses contribute to the case-construction in an Intensive Care Unit.
Authors: Caronia L, Saglietti M Abstract This paper focuses on the epistemic and interactional resources displayed by nurses participating in medical case construction and the ways through which they make a difference in the unfolding of this activity. This paper draws on an ethnographic research in an Italian Intensive Care Unit (ICU) selected according to a purposeful sampling approach out of a national sample of 40 ICUs participating in a larger research project. Our dataset, collected over a period of six months of ethnographic observations, consisted of the observers' field notes and log-books, audio and video...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - April 21, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Evaluation of a modified 16-item Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (RIPLS): Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses.
Authors: Yu TC, Jowsey T, Henning M Abstract The Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (RIPLS) was developed to assess undergraduate readiness for engaging in interprofessional education (IPE). It has become an accepted and commonly used instrument. To determine utility of a modified 16-item RIPLS instrument, exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses were performed. Data used were collected from a pre- and post-intervention study involving 360 New Zealand undergraduate students from one university. Just over half of the participants were enrolled in medicine (51%) while the remainder were in pharmacy (2...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - April 20, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Defining antimicrobial stewardship competencies for undergraduate health professional education in the United Kingdom: A study protocol.
This report presents a protocol for a study designed to provide national consensus on antimicrobial stewardship competencies appropriate for undergraduate healthcare professional education. A modified Delphi process will be used in which a panel of Experts, comprising members from across the United Kingdom, with expertise in prescribing and medicines management with regard to the education and practice of healthcare professionals, and antimicrobial prescribing and stewardship, will be invited to take part in two survey rounds. The competencies developed will be applicable to all undergraduate healthcare professional educat...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - April 18, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Assessment of the Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (RIPLS): An item response theory analysis.
Authors: Kerry MJ, Wang R, Bai J Abstract This short report aims to bring evidence from modern psychometric methods to bear on a popularly deployed questionnaire in interprofessional education (IPE) assessment. Specifically, three interrelated problems raised against the Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (RIPLS) are examined in a study with 280 medical and nursing student participants. Firstly, findings support RIPLS overall reliability, but fail to support subscale reliabilities. Secondly, findings indicate a strong, general factor underlying the RIPLS that supports unidimensional interpretations. Thi...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - April 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Training Health Professions preceptors in rural practices: A challenge for Interprofessional practice and education.
The objectives of the program were to (1) encourage preceptors to exemplify team behaviors; (2) characterize contemporary learners and learning styles of trainees; (3) encourage interprofessional precepting skills, and (4) apply practical teaching tools in the clinical setting. This was a qualitative observational project performed at OHSU rural faculty primary care clinics. Subjects were a convenience sample of rural interprofessional preceptors who volunteered to participate. Each educational session was based on a prior interview identifying their specific training needs. Data analysis was based on results from an evalu...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - April 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Alignment of an interprofessional student learning experience with a hospital quality improvement initiative.
This article describes a project that linked students with a hospital-based quality-improvement effort to focus on the acquisition and practice of teamwork skills and to determine the impact of teamwork on patient and quality outcome measures. A hospital unit was identified with an opportunity for improvement related to quality care, patient satisfaction, employee engagement, and team behaviours. One hundred and thirty-seven students from six health profession colleges at the Medical University of South Carolina underwent TeamSTEPPS® training and demonstrated proficiency of their teamwork-rating skills with the TeamSTE...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - April 12, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Looking beyond the checklist: An ethnography of interprofessional operating room safety cultures.
This study found SSC compliance was influenced by the perceived (un)importance of individual checklist items within the orthopaedic setting. Additionally, there remains a need to further explore patients' involvement in their operative experience. PMID: 29630424 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care)
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - April 11, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training 2.0: A collaborative team-based approach to delivering care.
Authors: Giuliante MM, Greenberg SA, McDonald MV, Squires A, Moore R, Cortes TA Abstract Interprofessional collaborative education and practice has become a cornerstone of optimal person-centered management in the current complex health care climate. This is especially important when working with older adults, many with multiple chronic conditions and challenging health care needs. This paper describes a feasibility study of the Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training 2.0 (GITT 2.0) program focused on providing interprofessional care to complex and frail older adults with multiple chronic conditions. A concurrent...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - April 8, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

An examination of the perceived impact of a continuing interprofessional education experience on opiate prescribing practices.
Authors: Cardarelli R, Elder W, Weatherford S, Roper KL, King D, Workman C, Stewart K, Kim C, Betz W Abstract Chronic pain is increasingly recognized as a public health problem. We assessed the effectiveness of a multi-modal, interprofessional educational approach aimed at empowering healthcare professionals to make deliberative changes, especially in opiate prescribing practices. Education activities included enduring webcasts, regional interprofessional roundtable events, and state-level conference presentations within targeted Kentucky and West Virginia regions of the United States. Over 1,000 participants acces...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - April 1, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Readiness to change for interprofessional collaboration in healthcare: Development and validation of a theory-based instrument.
This study offers a new theory-based instrument to measure readiness to change for interprofessional collaboration in healthcare in the Iranian context. The questionnaire can be used for 'needs assessment' in developing tailored educational interventions and self-assessments in interprofessional education studies. PMID: 29589773 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care)
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - March 29, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

What are private sector physiotherapists' perceptions regarding interprofessional and intraprofessional work for managing low back pain?
The objective of this study was to identify private sector physiotherapists' perceptions of interprofessional and intraprofessional work regarding interventions for adults with low back pain. This was a cross-sectional survey of 327 randomly-selected physiotherapists. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics. A majority of physiotherapists reported positive effects of interprofessional work for their clients, themselves and their workplaces. Proximity of physiotherapists with other professionals, clinical workloads, and client's financial situation were perceived as important factors influencing the implementation o...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - March 29, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Physicians' perspectives of pharmacist-physician collaboration in the United Arab Emirates: Findings from an exploratory study.
This study has, for the first time, provided useful information to inform the future development of pharmacist-physician collaboration in the UAE and other countries with similar healthcare systems. PMID: 29589781 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care)
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - March 29, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Change implementation: the association of adaptive reserve and burnout among inpatient medicine physicians and nurses.
Authors: Huynh C, Bowles D, Yen MS, Phillips A, Waller R, Hall L, Tu SP Abstract Adaptive Reserve (AR) is positively associated with implementing change in ambulatory settings. Deficits in AR may lead to change fatigue or burnout. We studied the association of self-reported AR and burnout among providers to hospitalized medicine patients in an academic medical center. An electronic survey containing a 23-item Adaptive Reserve scale, burnout inventory, and demographic questions was sent to a convenience sample of nurses, house staff team members, and hospitalists. A total of 119 self-administered, online surveys col...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - March 28, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Return to work after rehabilitation in chronic low back pain workers. Does the interprofessional collaboration work?
The objective of this study was to assess the workplace information collected and shared between professionals of the centers and occupational health professionals during functional restoration programs intended to chronic low back pain patients. A descriptive study carried out by a questionnaire sent to the French rehabilitation centers offering a functional restoration program. Data collection focused on the kinds of professionals involved in programs, professionals who approach work issues, work analysis, social and occupational information collected, existence of a specific work rehabilitation program, frequency of and...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - March 18, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

The development of an instrument to evaluate interprofessional student team competency.
Authors: Iverson L, Todd M, Ryan Haddad A, Packard K, Begley K, Doll J, Hawkins K, Laughlin A, Manz J, Wichman C Abstract Healthcare institutions, accreditation agencies for higher learning, and organizations such as the National Academy of Medicine in the United States, support interprofessional education (IPE) opportunities. However, incorporating IPE opportunities into academic settings remains difficult. One challenge is assessing IPE learning and practice outcomes, especially at the level of student performance to ensure graduates are "collaboration-ready". The Creighton-Interprofessional Collaborati...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - March 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Exploring accounts of collaborative working between speech and language therapists and stroke association communication support coordinators following stroke.
Authors: Scantlebury K, Bixley M, Williamson I Abstract In the United Kingdom, speech and language therapists (SLTs) and Stroke Association communication support coordinators (CSCs) are both employed to provide services for people with communication difficulties following stroke. There is very little literature of this type of collaborative working. This research is unique because it explores collaborative working between SLTs who are employed by the National Health Service and CSCs who are employed by the Stroke Association. Five CSCs and seven SLTs from the East of England participated in a series of in-depth int...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - March 11, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Improving medication appropriateness in nursing home residents by enhancing interprofessional cooperation: A study protocol.
Authors: Schaffler-Schaden D, Pitzer S, Schreier M, Dellinger J, Brandauer-Stickler B, Lainer M, Flamm M, Osterbrink J Abstract Polypharmacy in elderly people is an increasing challenge for health professionals. Drug-Drug interactions, dosing or administration errors can cause preventable incidents and hospitalizations. Due to chronic illness and multi-morbidity, older people are considered as a particularly vulnerable group of patients. Furthermore, it is well known that communication between health professionals is often insufficient. The aim of this study is to improve the appropriateness of medication of nursin...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - March 11, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Undergraduate students' perspectives of healthcare professionals' use of shared decision-making skills.
Authors: Hendricks-Ferguson VL, Ruebling I, Sargeant DM, Kienstra K, Eliot KA, Howell TG, Sebelski CA, Moore KS, Armstrong K Abstract Essential for future healthcare professionals (HCPs) to delivering ethical and empathetic patient-centred care (PCC) as a team is the understanding of appropriate shared decision-making (SDM) responses when facilitating discussions with patients and family members. The purpose of this study was to evaluate undergraduate students' perspectives about HCPs' use of SDM as described in a case-study reflection assignment. An exploratory qualitative approach was used to analyse student-refl...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - March 9, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

An interprofessional patient assessment involving medical and nursing students: a qualitative study.
In this study, we conducted an interprofessional education (IPE) activity for medical and nursing students in an acute care setting. Over nine occasions, 21 student pairs (one nursing and one medical student per pair) jointly assessed a patient and created a list of problems and interventions to achieve the patient's goals. Immediately after the activity, students were debriefed to gain insight into their experiences. Debriefing sessions were audiotaped and analysed using a phenomenological approach and four major themes were identified. Overall, students felt responsible for representing their profession and were initiall...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - March 9, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Training students as interprofessional learning facilitators: An exploratory study highlighting the need to build confidence.
Authors: Baker B, Drane C, Chambers J, Lindqvist S Abstract Interprofessional learning (IPL) aims to equip students for future interprofessional and collaborative practice. Involving students as IPL facilitators is becoming increasingly commonplace as an attempt to catalyse the necessary transformation of our workforce needed to deliver truly integrated and person-centred care. Evidence in the literature highlights the key role of trained facilitators in reaching successful IPL outcomes. Some guidelines are available as to how we train staff facilitators, but little evidence is available that describes how to appro...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - March 3, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Supporting ethics educators in Canadian occupational therapy and physical therapy programs: A national interprofessional knowledge exchange project.
The objectives of this paper are to describe this interprofessional knowledge exchange project involving ethics educators (with a diversity of professional and disciplinary backgrounds) from Canadian occupational and physical therapy programs as well as analyze its outcomes based on participants' experiences/perceptions. Two knowledge exchange strategies were employed: an interactive one-day workshop and a wiki platform. An immediate post-workshop questionnaire evaluated the degree to which participants' expectations were met. Structured telephone interviews 9-10 months after the workshop collected participants' perception...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 24, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Interprofessional transformation of clinical education: The first six years of the Veterans Affairs Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education.
Authors: Harada ND, Traylor L, Rugen KW, Bowen JL, Smith CS, Felker B, Ludke D, Tonnu-Mihara I, Ruberg JL, Adler J, Uhl K, Gardner AL, Gilman SC Abstract This paper describes the Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education (CoEPCE), a seven-site collaborative project funded by the Office of Academic Affiliations (OAA) within the Veterans Health Administration of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The CoEPCE was established to fulfill OAA's vision of large-scale transformation of the clinical learning environment within VA primary care settings. This was accomplished by funding new Centers wi...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 21, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Getting on the same page: an interprofessional common reading program as foundation for patient-centered care.
Authors: Doherty RF, Knab M, Cahn PS Abstract A primary goal of interprofessional education is to produce clinicians who practice collaboratively to provide patient-centered care. This exploratory study evaluated whether students' attitudes about a literary account of an illness experience endured after a year of professional and clinical education and if students applied lessons learned from a common reading to the delivery of patient centered care. Six focus groups were completed with health professions students and five main themes emerged from the focus group data. Themes include: Seeing family members as stake...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 21, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Enablers and barriers to the development of interprofessional collaboration between physicians and osteopaths: A mixed methods study.
Authors: Morin C, Desrosiers J, Gaboury I Abstract Osteopathy is a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) that is growing in popularity. Increasing numbers of parents are seeking pediatric osteopathic care in addition to conventional medical care. Information about the development of interprofessional collaboration (IPC) between these practitioners is scarce. This explanatory sequential mixed methods study aimed to explore enablers of and barriers to the development of IPC between physicians and osteopaths involved with pediatric patients in primary care in Quebec, Canada. Postal questionnaires about collabor...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 21, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

An interprofessional initiative aimed at creating a common learning resource for the operating room ward.
This report describes the work process of an interprofessional initiative undertaken to create a common learning resource aimed at preparing students for OR practice. With a focus on interprofessional learning, shared and profession-specific learning outcomes, which are needed to prepare for practice, were identified by an interprofessional faculty. To avoid timetabling and geographic barriers, learning outcomes and constructed learning activities were packaged into an e-module and delivered on-line as an adjunct to existing lectures and workshops. A survey was administered to 4th year medical (n = 42) and 1st year OR nurs...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

A multi-method evaluation of interprofessional education for healthcare professionals caring for women during and after pregnancy.
Authors: Olander E, Coates R, Brook J, Ayers S, Salmon D Abstract This multi-method evaluation assessed the perceived impact of interprofessional workshops targeting enhanced collaboration between healthcare professionals who care for women during and after pregnancy. Current policy recommends partnership working to improve care for women and babies, however, there is little interprofessional education in this area. Five one-day workshops were delivered to 18 healthcare professionals (47.4% of the 38 healthcare professionals registered). The workshop was evaluated through questionnaires before and after the worksho...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Interprofessional education day - an evaluation of an introductory experience for first-year students.
Authors: Singer Z, Fung K, Lillie E, McLeod J, Scott G, You P, Helleman K Abstract Interprofessional health care teams have been shown to improve patient safety and reduce medical errors, among other benefits. Introducing interprofessional concepts to students in full day events is an established model that allows students to learn together. Our group developed an academic day for first-year students devoted to an introductory interprofessional education (IPE) experience, 'IPE Day'. In total, 438 students representing medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and optometry gathered together, along with 25 facilitators, for IPE...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Leading by example: The role of accreditors in promoting interprofessional collaborative practice.
Authors: Chappell K, Regnier K, Travlos DV PMID: 29412046 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care)
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 9, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Integrating the social determinants of health into two interprofessional courses: Findings from a pilot study.
Authors: Lane SD, Keefe RH, Rubinstein RA, Hall M, Kelly KA, Satterly LB, Shaw A, Fisher J Abstract Five colleges and universities in Upstate New York, United States, created the 'Route-90 Collaborative' to support faculty implementing the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health. The two courses described herein used a flipped classroom approach in which students from 14 different nations were responsible for facilitating individual classes. This descriptive study used an educational intervention in two interprofessional courses - repro...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 9, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Development of an interprofessional competency framework for collaborative practice in Japan.
Authors: Haruta J, Yoshida K, Goto M, Yoshimoto H, Ichikawa S, Mori Y, Yoshimi K, Otsuka M Abstract Rapid aging of the population necessitates improved collaboration among healthcare professionals. Unfortunately, interprofessional collaboration has yet to be implemented effectively in Japan. Therefore, we aimed to develop an interprofessional competency framework for Japanese healthcare professionals. The project was conducted as a four-step process, starting with initial categorization of potential competency domains,, followed by guiding principle and prototype development, feedback on the prototype, and final co...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 31, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Extending conceptual understanding: How interprofessional education influences affective domain development.
This article tests a conceptual framework drawn from theories on IPL and affective domain development (attitudes, values, and behaviours) to explain what works for whom, when, and in what circumstances. The objectives of the study were twofold: to evaluate the impact of the IPL programme on the student's attitudes and values, and to identify behaviour changes in clinical practice towards interprofessional working. Using an action research approach, based in practice, an IPL programme was delivered over 6 weeks. Students from five professions, nursing, radiography, physiotherapy, social work, and podiatry (n = 63), particip...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 27, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

An examination of current stroke rehabilitation practice in Peru: Implications for interprofessional education.
This study aimed to better understand current clinical practice of rehabilitation professionals in Lima, Peru, and to explore the existence of and potential for interprofessional collaboration. A secondary purpose was to assess rehabilitation professionals' agreement with evidence-based stroke rehabilitation statements and confidence performing stroke rehabilitation tasks prior to and following an interprofessional stroke rehabilitation training. Current clinical practice for rehabilitation professionals in Peru differs from high-income counties like the United States, as physical therapists work with dysphagia and feeding...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

What did first-year students experience during their interprofessional education? A qualitative analysis of e-portfolios.
This study aims to explore the first-year students' learning processes and the longitudinal changes in their perceptions of learning in a year-long IPE programme. Data were collected at a Japanese medical university, in which different pedagogical approaches are adopted in the IPE programme. Some of these approaches include interprofessional problem-based learning, early exposure, and interactive lecture-based teaching. The students are required to submit written reflections as a formative assessment. This study conducted an inductive thematic analysis of 104 written reflections from a series of e-portfolios of 26 first-ye...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research