Journal article

Interprofessional education and practice guide No. 9: Sustaining interprofessional simulation using change management principles

Arunaz Kumar, Fiona Kent, Euan M Wallace, Gayle McLelland, Deirdre Bentley, Angela Koutsoukos, Debra Nestel

JOURNAL OF INTERPROFESSIONAL CARE | TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC | Published : 2018

Abstract

Collaboration between teams is an essential component of patient safety in the complex ever-changing environment of healthcare. Collaborative practice requires training, which needs to start prior to registration for it to be established in the clinical workforce by graduation. Despite the perceived value and motivation of course coordinators, interprofessional training programs often struggle to sustain, due to various reasons related to logistics of timetabling, staff availability and/or absence of institutional support. We present a guide, outlining the lessons learned from implementing a sustainable change from our 6-year experience of the Women's Health Interprofessional Learning throug..

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