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Research in Medical Education 2015, 7(1): 54-62 Back to browse issues page
Interprofessional Education: the Strategy to Improve Health Care
R Jafaei Dalooei, H Karimi Moonaghi *, N Yamani, A R Irajpoor, F S Saadatyar
Medical Education Dept, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran. , KarimiH@mums.ac.ir
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  Introduction: Interprofessional education (IPE) as one of educational methods has been emphasized in many literature. It is believed that it can increase Interprofessional collaborations and improve the quality of patient care. Given the importance of teamwork in improving patient care, the aim of this study was to investigate the role of interprofessional education in improving healthcare by review the articles.

  Method: In this narrative review, For achieving its goals several articles with keywords interprofessional education, interprofessional learning and improving HealthCare, in Internet resources and databases and library resources And Iranian publications in the field of Medical Education were Selected and reviewed And the articles that are more relevant to the subject of study and its objectives, were used.

  Results: Out of the 73 papers reviewed, 30 related and valid papers were examined. Most studies indicated the effect of interprofessional education on knowledge and attitudes among students. However in some studies, its impact on group work and performance improvement and health promotion has been reported. It can be said that interprofessional education can affect on the cooperative behavior, providing services within each professional and having more attention to the needs of receiving services and their caregivers, and can improves Perceived self-efficacy in students of medical sciences And consequently improves health care.

  Conclusion: Considering the importance of interprofessional learning to improve knowledge, attitudes and skills of health professions, this type of education can play an important role in improving the health and health care delivery.

  Keyword: Interprofessional Education, Interprofessional Learning, Healthcare Improvement

Keywords: Interprofessional Education, Interprofessional Learning, Healthcare Improvement
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DOI: 10.18869/acadpub.rme.7.1.54


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Jafaei Dalooei R, Karimi Moonaghi H, Yamani N, Irajpoor A R, Saadatyar F S. Interprofessional Education: the Strategy to Improve Health Care. Research in Medical Education. 2015; 7 (1) :54-62
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Volume 7, Number 1 (4-2015) Back to browse issues page
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