Resources for Students

Here you’ll find tools and resources to assist you in getting the most out of your interprofessional efforts — and achieve the best outcomes in education and patient care.

Getting started

These worksheets will help you start developing interprofessional education and practice:

Tools you can use

University of Washington Team Training Toolkit: This toolkit will give you the right tools for teaching teamwork and communication in a simulated environment.

Medical Education Online: How do others teach interprofessionalism? Get ideas by looking at how it’s done at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, the University of Florida and the University of Washington.

Resources, groups and institutions

World Health Organization (WHO): With the publication of the World Health Report in 2006, the WHO became a leading proponent of interprofessional education and practice.

National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education: This public-private partnership hosted by the University of Minnesota identifies ways to use interprofessional practice and education to improve health, enhance patient care and control costs.

Interprofessional Education Collaborative: A network of health education organizations representing various health care constituencies working to tighten collaboration and interprofessional efforts.

Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education: Looking to network internationally? This United Kingdom-based group helps promote and develop interprofessional education and collaborates with like-minded organizations.

Journals, reports and articles

American College of Clinical Pharmacy: This white paper emphasizes pharmacy’s role in interprofessionalism and offers education assessment tools.

The New York Times, March 16, 2013. Theresa Brown. Healing the Hospital Hierarchy: Conflict between nurses and physicians can have costly consequences for patients. This article underscores the importance of successful interprofessionalism.

Institute of Medicine: The IOM committee’s report, Redesigning Continuing Education in the Health Professions, examines how to best execute and coordinate continuing education going forward for all health professionals.

IPEC Core Competencies: A report of an expert panel calling on education to move beyond profession-specific learning and embrace engagement across disciplines.

Journal of Interprofessional Care: You’ll find the latest research and developments in interprofessional education and practice in this peer-reviewed journal.

An Environmental Scan of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and Education

A Guide for Interprofessional Case Presentations

The Quality Initiative Proposal Process