Monthly Archives: November 2016

INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND PRACTICE: THE BROAD HORIZON

By: Melanie Cason, PhD, RN, CNE Advances in technology, for example, simulation and virtual platforms, increase opportunities for interprofessional education (IPE). However, both academic and practice environments continue to struggle with implementation on a large scale. While the Institute of Medicine (IOM) promotes increased collaboration among disciplines, the practicality of implementation remains daunting. We have the TeamSTEPPS program, available at

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