Mary Mauldin, EdD
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Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The inclusion of interprofessional education (IPE) in health professions education, and focus on the IPEC core competencies , can be attributed to their contribution toward reduction in medical error and improvement in healthcare quality and the patient experience. The impact of exposure to interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) during integrated clinical experiences (ICE) on student physical therapists’ (SPT) competencies and perceptions of IPCP has been studied, but does participation in intraprofessional practice within a multidisciplinary clinic affect the level of impact? SPTs…
Although interprofessional education (IPE) continues to gain momentum in health professions’ classroom and simulated environments, interprofessional values taught at undergraduate and pre-professional levels are often lost once learners enter the clinical environment. Clinical learning shapes impressions about, attitudes toward, experience with, and acquisition of competencies necessary for interprofessional collaborative practice. It is where knowledge, thinking, and learning comes together and becomes situated for many learners, oftentimes indelibly imprinting future practice. Billet argued…
2:00 pm, September 4, 2013. A conversation with an interprofessional (IP) health care team provided a wake-up call to the Office of Interprofessional Initiatives at the Medical University of South Carolina. While our students entered practice settings well prepared in their content knowledge and skills, they lacked skills in working in an IP team, reflecting the fact that there was no continuum of learning shared between the hospital and the university. Plans were immediately put in motion to give students opportunity to become strong IP team players. TeamSTEPPS® was selected as the…