Interprofessional Education: Finding a Place to Start

Mary Anna Gordon, Kathie Lasater, Patrick Brunett, Nathan F. Dieckmann

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The Institute of Medicine has recommended interprofessional education (IPE) to improve patient safety and quality outcomes. However, getting started in IPE can be overwhelming and fraught with barriers. One health science university began by offering a 2-week intensive course that was integrated into existing courses. The evaluation validated the need for more understanding about professional roles and preparation as well as for faculty to learn from each other.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)249-253
Number of pages5
JournalNurse Educator
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 7 2015


  • Collaboration
  • collaborative learning
  • faculty development
  • interprofessional
  • interprofessional education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Education
  • Fundamentals and skills
  • LPN and LVN


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