The COMET framework: A novel approach to design an escape room workshop for interprofessional objectives.
Authors: Dittman JM, Amendola MF, Ramraj R, Haynes S, Lange P Abstract While recreational escape rooms have gained momentum across education and team training in multiple professions, few published escape room designs have been truly interprofessional. A major obstacle faced by educators and team leaders alike is the lack of any practical design framework for escape room development that is specific to meeting learning objectives. The COMET Framework (Context, Objectives, Materials, Execution, and Team Dynamics) was developed as a step-by-step approach to escape room design using general terminology and piloted in ...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 18, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Core conditions of team effectiveness: Development of a survey measuring Hackman's framework.
Authors: Cavanaugh KJ, Logan JM, Zajac SA, Holladay CL Abstract Leaders and team development practitioners working toward increasing interprofessional team effectiveness frequently need to quickly and accurately determine the extent to which a team possesses the most essential and foundational components required for effective teamwork. While there is no shortage of team theories, there are few freely available, practical, short, and well-developed surveys to measure team functioning across a variety of team types. We developed a 9-item team assessment to fill this gap in the literature, measuring the most fundamen...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 16, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Saving patient x: A quasi-experimental study of teamwork and performance in simulation following an interprofessional escape room.
Authors: Foltz-Ramos K, Fusco NM, Paige JB Abstract Graduates of health professions programs are required to work collaboratively as part of interprofessional healthcare teams. The purpose of this study was to create and test the use of an interprofessional escape room, as a method to improve teamwork, prior to interprofessional simulation. The study evaluated performance in simulation with the Observed Interprofessional Collaboration tool and self-reported attitudes toward teamwork using the Interprofessional Socialization and Valuing Scale. A total of 233 students from professional nursing (n of 118) and pharmacy...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 16, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Collaborative, interprofessional nutritional care within head and neck cancer teams: an international multi-site qualitative study.
This study aimed to explore what facilitates collaborative nutritional care for patients with HNC from the perspectives of different healthcare professionals. This qualitative study used a grounded theory approach. Healthcare professionals from two radiotherapy departments in the United States and two in Australia were interviewed. Forty-six interviews were completed with 17 radiation-oncologists, 12 nurses, eleven dietitians, and 6 speech-pathologists. Collaborative nutritional care for patients with HNC was underpinned by three categories and six sub-categories: access to dietitians (facilitated by funding for dietitians...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 16, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Measuring the effect of simulation experience on perceived self-efficacy for interprofessional collaboration among undergraduate nursing and social work students.
This article examines the results of a multiple methods pretest/posttest study that used the Self-Efficacy for Interprofessional Experiential Learning (SEIEL) scale to determine self-reported perceptions of self-efficacy development following participation in a trauma simulation. Participants included 74 undergraduate nursing students and nine undergraduate social work students. Findings included a significant increase in perceived self-efficacy from pretest to posttest for both groups. Nursing majors and participants who reported previous interaction with a member of another profession scored significantly higher on the p...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - February 16, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

A work motivational grounded theory study of workers in caring roles.
Authors: Jungert T, Thornberg R, Lundstén L Abstract The aim of this study was to examine and construct a theoretical model of key elements that care workers perceive to have an impact on their autonomy, cohesion, and work motivation. Grounded theory was used for data collection and analysis. There were 20 participants from social welfare service, geriatric care, and women's aid settings (women = 18, men = 2, mean age = 37.6). The analysis resulted in the following categories: (a) Being-a-Cohesive-Team; (b) Agency-Making; (c) Living-Up-to-Expectations; and (d) Developing-Support...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 30, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

How are Certified Child Life Specialists perceived by healthcare professionals?: A call for interprofessional collaboration.
This study was a partial replication of two previous survey studies. Participants (N = 67) consisted of 26 child life and 42 other healthcare professionals who were employed at one freestanding children's hospital in the southern United States. Qualitative analyses revealed CCLS responsibilities could be explained with seven categories. Child life professionals were more likely to report CCLS responsibilities as providing patient support and family support and documenting psychosocial assessment and interventions in the medical record than other healthcare professionals. Child life and other healthcare professionals a...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Interprofessional Education Week: the impact of active and passive learning activities on students' perceptions of interprofessional education.
This study demonstrates the utility of an IPE Week on student perceptions and highlights the potential importance of active interprofessional learning offerings. PMID: 33451254 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care)
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 17, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Conceptualizing interprofessional working - when a lawyer joins the healthcare mix.
Authors: Ries NM Abstract Research, policy and practice in the field of interprofessional collaboration have focused on how medical, nursing, allied health and social care practitioners work together to positively impact patient care. This paper extends conceptual thinking about interprofessional practice by focusing on lawyers as part of the interprofessional mix. This attention is prompted by medical-legal partnerships (MLPs), a service model by which lawyers join health care settings to assist patients with unmet, and often health-harming, legal needs. MLPs are present in around 450 hospitals and other health ca...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 16, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Student outcomes for interprofessional education in student led clinics: A rapid review.
Authors: Hopkins S, Bacon R, Flynn A Abstract Student-led clinics provide a unique opportunity for interprofessional education as part of the education of future allied health professionals. A rapid review was conducted to determine the benefits to allied health students participating in interprofessional education in student-led clinics. Studies were included if they took place within a student-led clinic, reported on outcomes for students and where the clinic involved interprofessional education for students from either two or more allied health professions, or one allied health and one nursing student. Results w...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 15, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Assessing the assessment: a comparison of the IPASS and ICCAS to measure change in interprofessional competencies following a large-scale interprofessional forum.
Authors: Tona J, Kruger J, Jacobsen LJ, Krzyzanowicz R, Towle-Miller LM, Wilding GE, Ohtake PJ Abstract Measuring the effectiveness of interprofessional education (IPE) experiences is essential but challenging. Surveying learners before (pretest) and after (posttest) an IPE experience may result in minimal change due to response shift bias. Retrospective pretest/posttest assessment may ameliorate response shift bias but may also result in inflated change scores due to social desirability bias. We studied a cohort of 675 students from 12 health professions who completed the Interprofessional Attitudes Scale (IPAS) w...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 15, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Factors supporting the implementation of integrated care between physical and mental health services: an integrative review.
Authors: Coates D, Coppleson D, Travaglia J Abstract In Australia and internationally there is a strong policy commitment to the redesign of health services toward integrated physical and mental health care. When executed well, integrated care has been demonstrated to improve the access to, clinical outcomes from, and quality of care while reducing overtreatment and duplication. Despite the demonstrated effectiveness and promise of integrated care, exactly how integrated care is best achieved remains less clear. The aim of this review study was to identify factors that support the implementation of integrated care ...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 15, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Collaboration between stakeholders involved in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) care of people without natural speech.
Authors: Uthoff SAK, Zinkevich A, Boenisch J, Sachse SK, Bernasconi T, Ansmann L Abstract Collaboration among health care providers is intended to dissolve boundaries between the sectors of health care systems. The implementation of adequate augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) care of people without natural speech depends highly on collaboration among multiple stakeholders such as speech and language pathologists, teachers, or physicians. This paper examines existing barriers to and facilitators of collaboration from a stakeholder perspective. Five heterogeneous focus group interviews were conducted wi...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 15, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Attitudes of nurses and physicians toward nurse-physician interprofessional collaboration in different hospitals of Islamabad-Rawalpindi Region of Pakistan.
Authors: Kaifi A, Tahir MA, Ibad A, Shahid J, Anwar M Abstract Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) is crucial to efficient patient management in the modern healthcare setting. We sought to determine the attitudes of physicians and nurses working in different hospitals in the Islamabad-Rawalpindi region of Pakistan. We employed the Jefferson Scale of Attitudes toward Physician-Nurse Collaboration (JSAPNC), a 15-item questionnaire that quantifies these attitudes in a meaningful way. Higher scores indicate a more positive attitude toward IPC. Four domains (shared education and teamwork, caring vs. curing, nurses' au...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 13, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Structured interdisciplinary bedside rounds improve interprofessional communication and workplace efficiency among residents and nurses on an inpatient internal medicine unit.
Authors: Schwartz JI, Gonzalez-Colaso R, Gan G, Deng Y, Kaplan MH, Vakos PA, Kenyon K, Ashman A, Sofair AN, Huot SJ, Chaudhry SI Abstract Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR) is a standardized, team-based intervention for hospitals to deliver high quality interprofessional care. Despite its potential for improving IPC and the workplace environment, relatively little is known about SIBR's effect on these outcomes. Our study aimed to assess the fidelity of SIBR implementation on an inpatient medicine teaching unit and its effects on perceived IPC and workplace efficiency. We conducted a quasi-experiment...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 13, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Establishing trust within interprofessional teams with a novel simulation activity in the pediatric clerkship.
Authors: Huth K, Growdon AS, Stockman LS, Brett-Fleegler M, Shannon MT, Taylor M, Hundert ES, Kesselheim JC Abstract Interprofessional trust is essential for effective team-based care. Medical students are transient members of clinical teams during clerkship rotations and there may be limited focus on developing competency in interprofessional collaboration. Within a pediatric clerkship rotation, we developed a novel simulation activity involving an interprofessional conflict, aiming to foster trusting interprofessional relationships. Active participants included a nurse educator and a medical student participant, ...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - December 10, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

A systematic scoping review and thematic analysis of interprofessional mentoring in medicine from 2000 to 2019.
Authors: Tay KT, Tan XH, Tan LHE, Vythilingam D, Chin AMC, Loh V, Toh YP, Krishna LKR Abstract Interprofessional mentoring in palliative care sees different members of the interprofessional team providing holistic, personalised andlongitudinal mentoring support, skills training and knowledge transfer as they mentor trainees at different points along their mentoring journeys. However, gaps in practice and their risk of potential mentoring malpractice even as interprofessional mentoring use continues to grow in palliative medicine underlines the need for careful scrutiny of its characteristics and constituents in ord...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - December 10, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Exploring the role of simulation to foster interprofessional teamwork among medical and nursing students: A mixed-method pilot investigation in Hong Kong.
This study aimed to compare the effects of blended classroom plus clinical simulation versus clinical simulation alone on teamwork attitudes, perceptions and performance in medical and nursing students in Hong Kong. This was a pilot study with a mixed-method research design, with both quantitative and qualitative evaluations. Students who studied medicine or nursing courses at a university in Hong Kong were invited to this study. They were assigned into two groups: clinical simulation alone versus blended classroom plus clinical simulation. The primary outcome was attitudinal change related to teamwork behaviours, which wa...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - December 10, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Diabetes mellitus and periodontal disease: The call for interprofessional education and interprofessional collaborative care - A systematic review of the literature.
Authors: Siddiqi A, Zafar S, Sharma A, Quaranta A Abstract Diabetes mellitus and periodontal disease are among the most frequently occurring conditions that have a substantial effect on the global health economy. The literature regarding medical professionals' knowledge of the bidirectional link between diabetes mellitus and periodontal disease has not been analyzed systematically. The review aimed to investigate the knowledge and understanding of physicians and specialists regarding the two-way relationship between diabetes mellitus and periodontal disease and their approach to referring their patients for a denta...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - December 10, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

The role of AT-SLP collaborations in return to academics following mTBI: A scoping review.
Authors: Anjum J, Johnson Krug R, Kindsvogel D Abstract Return-to-academics (RTA) for student-athletes with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is crucial, but relatively understudied compared to return-to-play (RTP). The transient and unpredictable nature of symptoms surrounding mTBI often results in underreporting of neurocognitive symptoms, leading to a greater susceptibility for repeated TBIs, as well as posing impediments to the process of RTA. Athletic Trainers (ATs) and Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) are in a unique position to help student-athletes achieve a safe, timely, and effective RTA following mTB...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - November 26, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Designing, implementing and sustaining IPE within an authentic clinical environment: the impact on student learning.
Authors: Naumann F, Mullins R, Cawte A, Beavis S, Musial J, Hannan-Jones M Abstract Interprofessional education (IPE), as preparation for interprofessional practice (IPP), is essential for quality, coordinated, outcome-focussed patient care. To develop capacity for IPP in future healthcare practitioners, IPE needs to be developed within curriculum and applied within authentic settings. The study aims were threefold: (a) determine if an established type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) exercise and healthy lifestyle program could be replicated and delivered at a satellite health precinct; (b) report on changes in students...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - November 24, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Piloting an interprofessional chronic pain management program: Perspectives of health students and community clients.
Authors: Bridgman H, Todd A, Maine G, Hardcastle S, Bird ML, Radford J, Marlow A, Elmer S, Murray S, Norris K, Dean T, Williams A Abstract Interprofessional learning (IPL) is vital for developing work-ready graduates of tertiary health professions and enhancing outcomes of patients with chronic pain. Twenty-two students from six health professions participated in or co-facilitated components of a 6-week group chronic pain management program. Twelve community clients with chronic pain and one family member participated. The program was piloted through the University of Tasmania Exercise Physiology Clinic and consist...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - November 24, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Addressing adverse childhood experiences, trauma and resilience through interprofessional course development.
Authors: Reed-Ashcraft K, Hege A, Fiske E, Harmon K, Glover J, Forliti K Abstract National and international organizations are increasingly focused on interprofessional education in health-related fields to address complex and emerging health issues. One public health concern is the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). At one public university in Appalachia, faculty of nursing, public health, and social work collaborated to develop an interprofessional course at the undergraduate and graduate levels that focus on ACEs, trauma, and resiliency literature as well as interprofessional collaboration and evide...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - November 24, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Interprofessional education clinical placement program: a qualitative case study approach.
Authors: Naumann FL, Nash R, Schumacher U, Taylor J, Cottrell N Abstract The goal of health professional education programs is to produce competent graduates, with an ability to work collaboratively as effective healthcare team members. We explored the reflections of students and clinical facilitators, in response to participation in a structured interprofessional education (IPE) clinical placement program. In our qualitative study we used an exploratory case study design. In our analysis, we highlight the benefits of interprofessional practice. Key themes identified by students included: limited opportunities to e...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - November 17, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

An online module evaluation of the role and effectiveness of wikis in fostering collaborative practice skills in interprofessional education: a short report.
Authors: Burns L, McDermott J, Mulholland R, Blumenthal S, McLarnon N Abstract This short report focuses on student feedback relating to the use of online group wikis as a means of a summative assessment intended to foster skills in collaborative practice for a large interprofessional education (IPE) module. Electronic feedback from 112 (72.2% response rate) students suggested wikis were a key area of the module. Open text comments relating to the wikis were extracted and categorized initially as positive or negative, with sub-themes then identified within these two broad categories. Findings showed that students v...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - November 17, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

The use of SBAR as a structured communication tool in the pediatric non-acute care setting: bridge or barrier for interprofessional collaboration?
Authors: Coolen E, Engbers R, Draaisma J, Heinen M, Fluit C Abstract SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment and Recommendation) is a structured method developed for communicating critical information that requires immediate action. In 2016 the SBAR tool was introduced at the Amalia Children's Hospital in the Netherlands to improve communication between healthcare workers. Despite formal training and the introduction of aids to facilitate implementation, observed adherence to the tool was low. A qualitative study was undertaken to study the use of SBAR by pediatric residents and nurses in the non-acute clinical car...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - November 17, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Identifying practical approaches to the normalisation of interprofessional collaboration in rural hospitals: A qualitative study among health professionals.
Authors: Walmsley G, Prakash V, Higham S, Barraclough F, Pit S Abstract This qualitative study explores the ideas and experiences of interprofessional collaboration (IPC) among health professionals in rural public hospitals and to propagate its normalization into practice by identifying existing or suggested solutions. The literature focuses largely on the barriers and facilitators to IPC in metropolitan areas and there is room to identify more practical responses for implementing solutions. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 13 healthcare professionals (October 2018-March 2019). Interviews were audio-r...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - November 17, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Developing a Japanese version of the 'scale of attitudes toward pharmacist-physician collaboration'.
Authors: Kitahara K, Uchikura T, Nio Y, Katsuragi S, Okazaki K, Nishi Y, Kawaguchi T, Yamaguchi T, Sasaki T Abstract There are many reports that pharmacotherapy has been optimized to ensure collaboration between physicians and pharmacists. Various scales assess the relationship between physicians and pharmacists as well as medical students and pharmacy students. The Scale of Attitudes Toward Physician-Pharmacist Collaboration (SATP2C) can be applied not only to the physician-pharmacist relationship but also to the medical-pharmacy student relationship. As there is no Japanese version of the SATP2C, we developed one...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - November 17, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Required data elements for interprofessional rounds through the lens of multiple professions.
Authors: Vatani H, Sharma H, Azhar K, Kochendorfer KM, Valenta AL, Dunn Lopez K Abstract The lack of a proper system for ongoing open interprofessional communication among care providers increases miscommunications and medical errors. Seamless access to patient information is important for care providers to prevent miscommunication and improve patient safety. A shared understanding of the information needs of different care providers in an interprofessional team is lacking. Our purpose is to identify care providers' information needs from the perspective of different professions for communication, shared under...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - November 17, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Strengthening health systems response to COVID-19: interprofessional science rising to the challenge.
Authors: Xyrichis A, Williams U PMID: 33016163 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care)
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - October 6, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Bolstering clinician resilience through an interprofessional, web-based nightly debriefing program for emergency departments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Authors: Azizoddin DR, Vella Gray K, Dundin A, Szyld D Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic has instigated significant changes for health care systems. With clinician burnout rising, efforts to promote clinician resilience are essential. Within this quality improvement project, an interprofessional debriefing program (Brigham Resilience in COVID-19-pandemic Emergency Forum-BRIEF) was developed within two emergency departments (EDs). An interprofessional group of ED providers led optional, nightly debriefings using a web-based portal to connect with ED clinicians for six weeks. In total, 81 interprofessional staff partici...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - October 1, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Age-friendly student senior connection: students' experience in an interprofessional pilot program to combat loneliness and isolation among older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Authors: Joosten-Hagye D, Katz A, Sivers-Teixeira T, Yonshiro-Cho J Abstract Loneliness and isolation are concerning consequences of social distancing and other stay-at-home orders for older adults globally, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. To combat loneliness and isolation among older adults residing in California, the Keck School of Medicine collaborated with other health profession schools at the University of Southern California (USC) to create the Age-Friendly Student Senior Connection (AFSSC). A total of 115 interprofessional graduate students were linked with older adults. Students engaged in 30 to 60 minute p...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - October 1, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Inside The O2: the NHS Nightingale Hospital London education center.
This report offers a reflection on the authors' time spent working in the Education Center as members of the 'Core Operations' team. The content of the article is based upon the authors' reflections, first-hand experiences and field observations. It offers a reflection upon the massive undertaking of setting up an education center in an entertainment venue, as well as the successes and challenges of working interprofessionally in this unique space and under pandemic conditions. PMID: 32990127 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care)
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - October 1, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Perceptions of who is in the healthcare team? A content analysis of social media posts during COVID-19 pandemic.
Authors: El-Awaisi A, O'Carroll V, Koraysh S, Koummich S, Huber M Abstract Social media posts can be used to explore public perceptions of interprofessional teams and healthcare professionals. The aim of this study was to use social listening technique to explore unfiltered public perceptions of the professionals involved in healthcare teams during the COVID-19 pandemic, in a naturalistic online setting, and to elaborate on the emotional reactions in response to an online social media post. A cross-sectional retrospective review of comments on a specific social media post was conducted between 15 March and 28 April...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 25, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

A reflection on the impact of COVID-19 on primary care in the United Kingdom.
Authors: Gray R, Sanders C Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic has presented both challenges and opportunities for those working in health and social care in the United Kingdom (UK). With much focus on secondary and acute care at this time, there has been less communication and understanding about the impact on primary care. This discussion paper is based on the experience of one of the authors working as a general practitioner/family doctor during the pandemic and rapid changes are described during this time (April 2020). Two important themes emerged from this experience focusing on the importance of supporting one ano...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 25, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Medical student volunteering during COVID-19: lessons for future interprofessional practice.
Authors: Buckland R Abstract Due to the unprecedented pressures on healthcare systems during the COVID-19 pandemic, many medical students internationally volunteered to assist in hospitals. In the United Kingdom, most students worked in roles similar to Healthcare Assistants: helping to support nurses in providing patient care. Although the current situation is exceptional, with medical students eager to contribute to the COVID-19 response, they have also gained valuable experience in interprofessional collaboration. By working closely with nurses, medical students have gained practical understanding of the differe...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 25, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Transformative learning in an interprofessional student-run clinic: a qualitative study.
Authors: Ng E, Hu T, McNaughton N, Martimianakis MAT Abstract Student-run free clinics are increasingly seen as a way for students in health professions to have early authentic exposures to providing care to marginalized populations, often in the context of interprofessional teams. However, few studies characterize what and how students may learn from volunteering at a student-run free clinic. We aimed to examine shifts in attitude or practice that volunteers report after completing a placement at an interprofessional student-run clinic in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Transcripts from semi-structured reflective focus ...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 25, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

A review of the requirements for interprofessional education and interprofessional collaboration in accreditation and practice standards for health professionals in Australia.
Authors: Bogossian F, Craven D Abstract In Australia, a national approach to accreditation of programs and regulation of health professions was adopted a decade ago. Accreditation standards and regulatory frameworks can drive change and provide support for interprofessional education and collaborative practice. There is a commonly held belief among Australian academics involved in health professional education, that accreditation and practice standards provide system-level support for interprofessional education and interprofessional collaborative practice. Using a purpose-designed analysis framework and scoring sc...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 18, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

A case study of a collaborative allied health and nursing crisis response.
Authors: Hales P, White A, Eden A, Hurst R, Moore S, Riotto C, Achour N Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic was declared by the World Health Organization on 11 March 2020. The rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2 required an equally rapid response from health-care organizations to find innovative ways to utilize the existing workforce to care for people with COVID-19. Using an evaluative case study, a unique insight into the collaborative allied health and nursing professions' response to COVID-19 at a specialist cardiothoracic hospital in the United Kingdom is presented. The aim of the case study was to evaluate how an interprof...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 18, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

A short report on an interprofessional mobilizer team: innovation and impact during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Authors: Stifter J, Terry A, Phillips J, Heitschmidt M Abstract The response to a pandemic crisis requires strong preparedness and an action plan that is well defined yet flexible enough to address the uncertainties that accompany an infectious disease outbreak. Interprofessional collaboration is an integral component when implementing a robust and comprehensive response to such a crisis. As the needs of our academic medical center evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic, the COVID-19 Mobilizer Team used an interprofessional approach to respond to the diverse and complex needs of the organization. Team members include...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 18, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Online interprofessional simulation for undergraduate health professional students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This report describes the Obstetric and Neonatal Simulation (ONE-Sim) workshop run in a remote learning format for medical and midwifery students in an interprofessional setting during the COVID-19 pandemic. It explores the observation of students as participants in the online learning of using Personal Protective Equipment and simulation-based learning of perinatal emergency management. This was followed by their mutual interaction and reflections. This paper aims to understand the role of synchronous remote learning through simulation and its impact on interprofessional interactions. We describe the experience of medical...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 15, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Impact of interprofessional embedding of physical therapy in a primary care training clinic.
Authors: McKay SE, Buono FD, Walker J, Glinski C, Printz DMB, Brienza R Abstract Musculoskeletal pain is a prominent complaint in primary care resulting in increased referrals to physical therapy (PT); however, the referral system often results in delays and discontinuation of care. Several models have been developed to improve the referral process including integrating PT into primary care clinics. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education (CoEPCE), which educates post-graduate trainees in interprofessional teams, began (in 2015) embedding physical therapists into prim...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 15, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Contact is not enough: a qualitative study of how space and place impact on interprofessional education.
Authors: Hawick L, Kitto S, Cleland J Abstract Interprofessional education (IPE) aims to prepare health-care students to provide patient care in a collaborative team environment. However, much health-care education is delivered in places and spaces which do not support interprofessional interaction. To examine the consequences of this, we explored how a relatively new health-care education center (the "space" and "place") impacted interprofessional learning. This qualitative study drew on two data sources. Documents (n = 50) related to building design and curricula plans, and focus gro...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 15, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Development of an interprofessional rotation for pharmacy and medical students to perform telehealth outreach to vulnerable patients in the COVID-19 pandemic.
This report describes an interprofessional rotation for pharmacy and medical students focused on telehealth outreach to patients at high risk for delays in care due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The curriculum was designed around core competencies of interprofessional education. Student activities included participating in interprofessional huddles, collaborating on patient interviews, and practicing interprofessional communication. Three pharmacy students and two medical students completed the rotation. Evaluation was conducted via survey and exit interview. All students successfully increased their knowledge of their own and...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 15, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Insights from healthcare academics on facilitating interprofessional education activities.
Authors: El-Awaisi A, Sheikh Ali S, Abu Nada A, Rainkie D, Awaisu A Abstract Facilitators are of paramount importance to the success of interprofessional education (IPE) activities; hence, it is crucial to explore their perspectives and experiences in delivering IPE in Qatar. Using an exploratory case study approach, semi-structured interviews were conducted, in 2018, among faculty members, who had facilitated at least one IPE activity in Qatar, from healthcare professional education programs at Qatar University Colleges of Pharmacy, Medicine, and Health Sciences, Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar, the University of ...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 15, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Undergraduate health professions students' perceptions of athletic training students before and after an interprofessional case study program.
Authors: Goddell-Fields S, Rose A, Visker JD, Boyd MD, Cox C, Forsyth E Abstract Students pursuing careers in health professions may initially approach their training with preconceived ideas and perceptions of those who practice different health-related careers. Little research has been conducted on athletic training students and professional stereotypes or athletic training students and interprofessional education in general. Because interprofessional education may provide some positive effects on stereotypes, the goal of this study was to measure undergraduate health professions student stereotypes of athletic tr...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - September 15, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Implementation of interprofessional team-based care: A cross-case analysis.
Authors: Sibbald SL, Ziegler BR, Maskell R, Schouten K Abstract Two out of five Canadians have at least one chronic disease and four out of five are at risk of developing a chronic disease. Successful disease management relies on interprofessional team-based approaches, yet lack of purposeful cultivation and patient engagement has led to systematic inefficiencies. Two primary care teams in Southwestern Ontario implementing interprofessional chronic care programs for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease were compared. A mixed-methods cross-case analysis was conducted including interviews, focus groups...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - August 26, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

A longitudinal survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on interprofessional education and collaborative practice: a study protocol.
Authors: Khalili H, Xyrichis A Abstract Since the World Health Organisation declaration of COVID-19 as a global pandemic in early March 2020, the virus has been linked with serious illness, death, and social disruption around the world. The scope of the outbreak is rapidly evolving and ever changing. Many countries, cities and towns declared major closures and issued shelter-in-place orders. While phased re-opening is now occuring in many countries, the impact of the pandemic has been unprecedented. It is widely accepted that healthcare education and practice, including interprofessional education and collaborative...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - August 26, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Are Filipino students ready to collaborate? Comparing the readiness of healthcare students for interprofessional education in the Philippines.
Authors: Cervantes-Sudio MG, Ganotice FA, Navarro AT Abstract The inclusion of interprofessional education in healthcare curricula in the Philippines has paved the way for the researchers to examine students' readiness to learn with, about, and from one another to foster collaboration in providing quality patient care. In view of this, we examined the differential attitude of 423 Filipino students to get involved in interprofessional learning using the Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale. Using multivariate analysis of variance, we found differences across gender, program, and year level among students f...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - August 26, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research

Interprofessional working during the COVID-19 pandemic: sociological insights.
Authors: Goldman J, Xyrichis A PMID: 32838586 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care)
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - August 26, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research