Title

Core Interprofessional Education (IPE) health competencies: The process of adaptation and implementation for a local environment

Document Type

Article

Source of Publication

Journal of Local and Global Health Science

Publication Date

1-1-2015

Abstract

IPE: Interprofessional Healthcare Education (IPE) competencies provide the criteria against which to measure the capacity and capability of fully collaborative healthcare teams to learn and work together. Significant work already exists in the determination of IPE competencies across all disciplines. Although there is still a lack of agreement on a single set of shared core competencies, successive competency iterations enhance its development. IPE competencies need to take into account local and cultural contexts as recommended by WHO, (2010). Here we present a collaborative process that builds on existing competency development, assessing additional academic IPE needs. Core competencies: After the development of a set of shared core IPE competencies a two-day workshop was delivered to healthcare students from four professions. The results and feedback from students showed the value of the competencies. We discuss the evolving process through two major stages: (1) development of a model determining four ...

ISSN

2306-0441

Publisher

Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press)

Volume

2015

First Page

3

Disciplines

Education | Medicine and Health Sciences

Indexed in Scopus

no

Open Access

no

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