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IPE Resources

Resources available through ASHA

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Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education (SIG 10): Interprofessional Education: http://sig10perspectives.pubs.asha.org/issue.aspx


Resources available from other comprehensive sites

IOM Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education: http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2013/Interprofessional-Education-for-Collaboration.aspx

LEAP (Learning from Effective Ambulatory Practices: http://www.rwjf.org/en/about-rwjf/newsroom/features-and-articles/the-leap-project.html

National Center for Interprofessional Education and Practice: https://nexusipe.org

Thomas Jefferson University – Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Education website: http://www.jefferson.edu/university/interprofessional_education.html (see interesting Resources section which includes some videos and newsletters)

UCSF Center for Health Professions, Innovative Workforce Models: (no link – content at target site has been removed).  http://futurehealth.ucsf.edu/Public/Center-Research/Home.aspx?pid=539


Sample university sites for IPE collaboratives:

Ohio University’s site for IPE activities: http://ipefacts.com

University of Colorado: (no link – content at target site has been removed). http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/degrees/health/REACH/About/Pages/default.aspx

University of New England – Biddeford, Maine http://www.une.edu/wchp/ipec

University of South Carolina: http://ipe.sc.edu/

University of Washington: http://collaborate.uw.edu/


Selected References

Bridges, D. R., Davidson, R. A., Odegard, P. S., Maki, I. V., & Tomkowiak, J. (2011). Interprofessional collaboration: three best practice models of interprofessional education. Medical education online, 16.

Buring, S. M., Bhushan, A., Broeseker, A., Conway, S., Duncan-Hewitt, W., Hansen, L., & Westberg, S. (2009). Interprofessional education: definitions, student competencies, and guidelines for implementation. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 73(4).

Buring, S. M., Bhushan, A., Brazeau, G., Conway, S., Hansen, L., & Westberg, S. (2009). Keys to successful implementation of interprofessional education: learning location, faculty development, and curricular themes. American journal of pharmaceutical education, 73(4).

Cochrane Database. http://www.cochrane.org/

Interprofessional Education Collaborative Expert Panel. (2011). Core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice: Report of an expert panel. Washington, D.C.: Interprofessional Education Collaborative.

Lessons from the Field: Promising Interprofessional Collaboration Practices. 2015. White Paper, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, rwjf.org.

Moore, V. (2012). Assessing health literacy. The Journal for Nursing Practitioners, 8, 243-244.

Nelson, S., Tassone, M., & Hodges, B. D. (2014). Creating the Health Care Team of the Future: The Toronto Model for Interprofessional Education and Practice. Cornell University Press.

Oandasan, I., & Reeves, S. (2005). Key elements for interprofessional education. Part 1: The learner, the educator and the learning context. Journal of Interprofessional care, 19(S1), 21-38.

Oandasan, I., & Reeves, S. (2005). Key elements of interprofessional education. Part 2: Factors, processes and outcomes. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 19(S1), 39-48.

Reeves, S., Goldman, J., Burton, A., & Sawatzky-Girling, B. (2010). Synthesis of systematic review evidence of interprofessional education. Journal of Allied Health, 39 (1), 198-203.

Saxon, R.L., & Oprescu, F.I. (2014). Extended roles for allied health professionals an updated systematic review of the evidence. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 7, 479-488. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S66746

Silver, I. L., & Leslie, K. (2009). Faculty development for continuing interprofessional education and collaborative practice. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 29(3), 172-177.

Steinert, Y. (2005). Learning together to teach together: Interprofessional education and faculty development. Journal of interprofessional care, 19(S1), 60-75.

Thistlewaite. J., & Nisbet, G. (2007. Interprofessional education: What’s the point and where we’re at… The Clinical Teacher, 4, 67-72. ; World Health Organization (2010). World Health Statistics 2010. WHO Press, Geneva, Switzerland.

US Department of Health and Human Services (2010). Healthy People. Understanding and improving Health, Chapter 11. http://www.hrsa.gov/healthliteracy

Wolf, M.S., Feinglass, J., Thompson, J., & Baker, D.W. (2010). In search of ‘low health literacy’: Threshold vs. gradient effect of literacy on health status and mortality. Social Science & Medicine, 70, 1335-1341.


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