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Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice

September 2016 Volume 4, Number 1

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Number of articles: 13

  1. Preparing the Future: An interprofessional approach to prepare future health and service-delivery professionals to attain an AIDS-free generation

    Jamie L. Mignano, JACQUES Initiative, United States; Yewande Sofolahan-Oladeinde, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, United States; Mian B. Hossain, School of Community and Health Policy, United States; Alexandra Reitz, James H. Polivka & Derek E. Spencer, JACQUES Initiative, United States; Robert R. Redfield, Institute of Human Virology, United States

    Less than 30% of the 1.2 million persons living with HIV in the United States are successfully treated. There is a deficit in knowledge and skills to address the HIV epidemic among the health and... More

    pp. 1-8

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  2. The impact of an interprofessional practice experience on student behaviors related to interprofessional communication and teamwork

    Jana K. Zaudke, University of Kansas School of Medicine, United States; Cari Chestnut, University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, United States; Anthony Paolo, University of Kansas School of Medicine, United States; Sarah Shrader, University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, United States

    Incorporating interprofessional education (IPE) into the required curriculum of all health professions is important to achieve the Triple Aim in health care. This study aimed to demonstrate that... More

    pp. 9-13

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  3. Using interactive theater to improve provider-family communication and promote inter-professional education and practice in palliative care

    Diane K. Pastor, Candace Ashton, Robin P. Cunningham, Stacey Kolomer, Barbara J. Lutz, Stephanie Smith & Patricia H. White, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States; Ben Saypol, Theater Delta, United States

    Palliative care practice often includes the need for health providers to have difficult conversations with patients and families. These conversations may include discussing diagnoses, prognoses,... More

    pp. 15-20

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  4. Junior doctors and nurses' views and experiences of medical error: Moving toward shared learning and responsibility

    Debra Kiegaldie & Elizabeth Pryor, Faculty of Health Science, Australia; Stuart Marshall, Patient Safety Unit, Australia; Dean Everard, Monash Doctors Education Unit, Australia; Rick Iedema, Monash Centre for Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Australia; Simon Craig & Alana Gilbee, Emergency Department, Australia

    Current guidelines for incident management and open disclosure emphasize team collaboration and openness yet little is known about how and to what extent junior doctors and nurses view and... More

    pp. 21-27

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  5. Teaching health outcomes research from an interprofessional perspective

    Leslie Hinyard, Clair Reynolds & Eileen Toomey, Center for Interprofessional Education and Research, United States

    Considering the importance of interprofessional, collaborative practice and the ability to understand and evaluate health outcomes research in delivering efficient and quality care, health... More

    pp. 29-32

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  6. The Nebraska interprofessional education attitudes scale: A new instrument for assessing the attitudes of health professions students

    Gary L. Beck Dallaghan, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, United States; Elizabeth Lyden & Jane Meza, University of Nebraska College of Public Health, United States; Hugh Stoddard, Emory University School of Medicine, United States; Catherine Bevil, University of Nebraska College of Nursing, United States; Dean Collier, University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy, United States; Margaret Winnicki, University of Nebraska College of Allied Health Professions, United States; Devin Nickol, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, United States

    Interprofessional education (IPE) for health professions students can facilitate collaboration. Previous instruments to measure student attitudes about IPE were reported to lack psychometric and... More

    pp. 33-39

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  7. Implementation of interprofessional education (IPE) in 16 U.S. medical schools: Common practices, barriers and facilitators

    Courtney West & Lori Graham, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, United States; Ryan T. Palmer, Oregon Health & Science University, United States; Marissa Fuqua Miller & Erin K. Thayer, Department of Family Medicine, United States; Margaret L. Stuber, David Geffen School of Medicine, United States; Linda Awdishu, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, United States; Rachel A. Umoren, Department of Pediatrics, United States; Maria A. Wamsley, University of California, San Francisco, United States; Elizabeth A. Nelson, Baylor College of Medicine, United States; Pablo A. Joo, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, United States; James W. Tysinger, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, United States; Paul George, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, United States; Patricia A. Carney, Oregon Health & Science University, United States

    Enhanced patient outcomes and accreditation criteria have led schools to integrate interprofessional education (IPE). While several studies describe IPE curricula at individual institutions, few... More

    pp. 41-49

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  8. The case of veterinary interprofessional practice: From one health to a world of its own

    Tierney Kinnison, The Royal Veterinary College, United Kingdom; David Guile, The Institute of Education, UCL, United Kingdom; Stephen A. May, The Royal Veterinary College, United Kingdom

    Research regarding the veterinary professions' involvement in interprofessional practice and education (IPE), either with health care professionals as part of One Health, or specifically within the... More

    pp. 51-57

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  9. Oral care practice guidelines for the care-dependent hospitalized adult outside of the intensive care unit setting

    Jonas Nguh

    Many nurses lack evidence-based knowledge to deliver appropriate oral care, viewing oral care in the care-dependent patient as a comfort measure and giving it a low clinical priority. An estimated ... More

    pp. 59-67

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  10. Application of validated instruments to assess university-wide interprofessional service-learning experiences

    Kathleen Packard, Ann Ryan-Haddad, Michael S. Monaghan, Joy Doll & Yongyue Qi

    Accreditation requirements are now mandating more interprofessional experiences for health sciences students. This mixed-methods study utilized the Team Skills Scale (TSS), the Student Perceptions ... More

    pp. 69-75

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  11. Undergraduate and graduate health profession students and an interprofessional community health fair: A curricular short report

    Dianna Lunsford, Occupational Therapy Department, United States; Dawn DeVries, Therapeutic Recreation Program, United States; Julia Vander Molen, Allied Health Sciences, United States

    This paper presents the implementation and findings of a pilot study focused on student perceptions of an interprofessional experience through service learning for allied health graduate and... More

    pp. 77-79

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  12. Speech language pathology and education students engage in interprofessional collaborative practice to support children with special needs in preschool settings

    Giuliana Miolo, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, United States; Simone DeVore, Department of Special Education, United States

    Speech language pathologists must be able to engage in interprofessional collaborative practice (ICP) with educators to support the education and care of young children with special needs and their... More

    pp. 81-87

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  13. Youth social skills groups: A training platform for promoting graduate clinician interprofessional competence

    Mary Jo Coiro, Beth A. Kotchick & Janet Preis

    Despite growing recognition of the benefits of interprofessional (IP) education and practice, many graduate programs in allied health fields still do not target such skills directly in their... More

    pp. 89-92

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