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Interprofessional Health Education & Leadership: Interprofessional Education & Practice

Operational Definitions

Interprofessional education: "When students from two or more professions learn about, from, and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes"

Interprofessional collaborative practice: "When multiple health workers from different professional backgrounds work together with patients, families, careers, and communities to deliver the highest quality of care"

Gilbert, John H V,PhD., F.C.A.H.S., Yan, J., & Hoffman, S. J., J.D. (2010). A WHO report: Framework for action on interprofessional education and collaborative practice. Journal of Allied Health, 39(3), 196-197.




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Interprofessional Education Video