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Applying interprofessional education to the practice setting.

Way, S. and Dixon, L-A, 2019. Applying interprofessional education to the practice setting. British Journal of Nursing, 28 (17), 1144 - 1147.

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DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2019.28.17.1144

Abstract

Interprofessional education is a key requirement identified in various professional and regulatory body education standards in the UK. However, recent high-profile investigatory reports into adverse incidents in NHS organisations have demonstrated failures of translating interprofessional education into practice. This paper explores how a university in the south of England uses service improvement projects to address this. Working with key senior clinicians, small groups of students from a variety of professional backgrounds collaborate to address an identified problem in practice to bring about better, safer practice to benefit patients. This style of learning enables students to acquire essential attributes in preparation for employment, such as critical thinking, teamworking, ethical practice and leadership.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:0966-0461
Uncontrolled Keywords:Community ; Interprofessional education ; Patient safety ; Preregistration education ; Sepsis ; Student nurses
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:32829
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:01 Oct 2019 09:00
Last Modified:26 Mar 2020 01:08

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