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Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice

September 2017 Volume 8, Number 1

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Number of articles: 18

  1. A community-based interprofessional education fall prevention project

    Amy L. Kurowski-Burt, Kimeran W. Evans, Gina M. Baugh & Ralph R. Utzman, West Virginia University, United States

    This paper describes a grant-funded, interprofessional education (IPE) project involving occupational therapy, physical therapy, and pharmacy students who screened older adults in an assisted... More

    pp. 1-5

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  2. Reflecting on care: Using reflective journaling to evaluate interprofessional education and clinical practicum experiences in two urban primary care clinics

    Andrew S. Bzowyckyj, Pharmacy Practice & Administration, United States; Margaret Brommelsiek, Martha Lofgreen & Heather J. Gotham, University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies, United States; Cameron C. Lindsey, Pharmacy Practice & Administration, United States

    This paper presents the findings of a study that integrated reflective journaling into an interprofessional primary care clinical rotation to evaluate student experiences with the Interprofessional... More

    pp. 6-9

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  3. Strategies for overcoming barriers to IPE at a health sciences university

    Jeanette Mladenovic, Oregon Health & Science University, United States; Virginia P. Tilden, School of Nursing, United States

    Since the identification of barriers to interprofessional education (IPE) by the Interprofessional Education Collaborative in 2011, much has been done to overcome them. A 2014 publication of a... More

    pp. 10-13

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  4. An interprofessional pilot program training medical residents in trauma-sensitive communication

    Andrea M. Shamaskin-Garroway, Matthew M. Burg, Luz Vasquez, Cynthia Brandt & Sally Haskell, Yale School of Medicine, United States

    This pilot project tested a brief interdisciplinary intervention to enhance trauma-sensitive communication skills among medical residents who provide care to female veterans. While guidelines exist... More

    pp. 14-19

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  5. Intimate partner violence screening behaviors of primary care providers: The necessity for a change

    Sarah Hill & Lisa Ousley

    A significant number of women in the United States (U.S.) are physically, sexually, or emotionally abused by a partner or former partner every year. Young adult females are most likely to... More

    pp. 20-22

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  6. Assessing perceptions of interprofessional education and collaboration among graduate health professions students using the Interprofessional Collaborative Competency Attainment Survey (ICCAS)

    Rhonda Schwindt, George Washington University School of Nursing, United States; Jon Agley, Indiana University School of Public Health, United States; Angela M. McNelis, George Washington University School of Nursing, United States; Karen Suchanek Hudmon, Purdue University College of Pharmacy, United States; Kathy Lay, Indiana University School of Social Work, United States; Maureen Bentley, Eskenazi Health, United States

    Advancing the science of interprofessional education (IPE) and its impact on collaborative practice requires measurement instruments with robust psychometric properties.Investigators assessed the... More

    pp. 23-27

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  7. Improvement in interprofessional student learning and patient outcomes

    Mary Thoesen Coleman & Angela McLean, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, United States; LaKeisha Williams, Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy, United States; Khaleelah Hasan, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, United States

    Traditional health professions training programs are seeking ways to provide experiential clinical interprofessional teamwork needed for providing population care management consistent with the... More

    pp. 28-33

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  8. Mixed method assessment of interprofessional collaborative practice

    Terry Eggenberger, Bernardo Obeso & Kathryn Keller, Florida Atlantic University, United States; Melissa Durbin & Charles Posternack, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, United States

    pp. 34-41

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  9. The evolution of a community-wide interprofessional fall prevention partnership: Fall prevention as a vehicle for community and university collaboration and interprofessional education

    Nancy Fell, Amanda Clark & Joanie Jackson, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, United States; Carleena Angwin & Ione Farrar, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department, United States; Candace Bishop & Heather Stanfield, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, United States

    Despite a focus on interprofessional (IP) approaches to healthcare, many providers, researchers and community programs continue to operate in silos. This is not only inefficient and costly, but... More

    pp. 47-51

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  10. Building bridges with SNACK: Interprofessional collaboration to fight childhood obesity in primary schools

    Tracy Perron, The College of New Jersey, United States; Tami L. Jakubowski, Gwynedd Mercy University, United States; Anne Farrell, Carole Kenner, Kevin Scott & Allison Jones, The College of New Jersey, United States

    pp. 52-56

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  11. Impact of a pharmacist and nurse led clinic on patient blood pressure control

    Alexander DeLucenay, St. John Fisher College, United States; Kelly Curran, Virginia Baptist Hospital, United States; Angela Karnes, Rochester General Hospital, United States

    Studies suggest that uncontrolled hypertension may be due to patients' lack of adherence to medications or diet. Pharmacists and nurses have been shown to be uniquely qualified to assist in the... More

    pp. 57-59

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  12. Using a multidisciplinary approach with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder

    Julie Strunk, Melissa Leisen & Carolyn Schubert, James Madison University, United States

    Using a multidisciplinary approach can be a key factor in initiatives designed to increase the effectiveness of health care services currently offered to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD... More

    pp. 60-68

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  13. Factors contributing to interprofessional collaboration in Indonesian health centres: A focus group study

    Adji Prayitno Setiadi, Yosi Wibowo, Fauna Herawati, Sylvi Irawati, Eko Setiawan & Bobby Presley, Centre for Medicines Information and Pharmaceutical Care (CMIPC), Indonesia; M. Arif Zaidi, East Java Provincial Health Office, Indonesia; Bruce Sunderland, School of Pharmacy, Australia

    The burgeoning health burden in Indonesia requires strengthening primary care services through interprofessional collaboration.Purpose: to explore factors contributing to interprofessional... More

    pp. 69-74

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  14. Assessing nurses and other providers' attitude toward interprofessional teams after group training

    Ruth Everett-Thomas, University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, United States; Derrick C. Glymph, Department of Nurse Anesthetist Practice, United States; Mercedes Braithwaite, Department of Education and Development, United States; Lisa F. Rosen, Kristopher L. Arheart & David J. Birnbach, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, United States

    pp. 75-79

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  15. An analysis of interprofessional communication and teamwork skill acquisition in simulation

    Deanna L. Reising, Indiana University School of Nursing, United States; Douglas E. Carr, Indiana University School of Medicine, United States; Sally Gindling, Indiana University, United States; Roxie Barnes & Derrick Garletts, Indiana University School of Nursing, United States; Zulfukar Ozdogan, Indiana University School of Education, United States

    Communication and teamwork skills in interprofessional education are key competencies for ensuring safe patient outcomes. Simulation is a safe environment in which to foster and develop such skills... More

    pp. 80-85

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  16. Teaching interprofessional collaborative care skills using a blended learning approach

    Angel K. Chen, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, United States; Cathi Dennehy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, United States; Amber Fitzsimmons, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, United States; Susan Hyde, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, United States; Kirby Lee, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, United States; Josette Rivera, Rebecca Shunk & Maria Wamsley, Department of Medicine, United States

    A blended learning approach using both asynchronous and synchronous learning was designed to overcome common barriers to interprofessional education (IPE). Health care professional learners are... More

    pp. 86-90

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  17. Achieving improved patient outcomes through interprofessional teams

    Mary Beth Flynn Makic & Heidi Wald, University of Colorado, United States

    Achieving quality and cost-effective care is an expectation within the healthcare system. Developing effective interprofessional teams is an essential step in providing high quality, cost effective... More

    pp. 91-94

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  18. Perceptions of interprofessional collaborative practice and patient/family satisfaction

    MaryDee Fisher, Chatham University, United States; Donna Weyant, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, United States; Susan Sterrett, Chatham University, United States; Heather Ambrose, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, United States; Abraham Apfel, DBE Core of Center for Translational Science Institute, United States

    Interprofessional providers of healthcare services need to function effectively as a team to deliver patient-focused interventions that are safe, of high quality, and clinically effective to... More

    pp. 95-102

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