Interprofessional education: An overview of six initiatives across the schools of health at a single university

Molly Courtenay, Aaron E Bair, Debra Bakerjian, Wetona Suzanne Eidson-Ton, Jann Murray-Garcia, Penelope Herbert, Kristine Himmerick, Jennifer Mongoven, Mark Robinson, Deborah Ward

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Abstract

The benefits of interprofessional education (IPE) amongst health professionals are well documented, however, the implementation of interprofessional initiatives across the USA is inconsistent. This report describes the development and content of a number of IPE initiatives that are in the early stages of development and implementation at the University of California, Davis, USA. The article describes several important factors that were found to be necessary for the initial implementation of these IPE initiatives. Evaluation data from these initiatives, which is providing a range of positive outcomes, are also presented and discussed in relation to the wider IPE literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-156
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Interprofessional Care
Volume28
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2014

Keywords

  • Faculty development
  • Interprofessional education
  • Post-qualifying/post- licensure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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