Interprofessional health education in Australia : the way forward.

Lead Institution: University of Technology, Sydney

Project: GI7-637

The report outlines the findings of a national consultation process into the need for building a health workforce in Australia that is flexible and capable of working in teams and across disciplines. It identifies four key areas of development aimed at significantly increasing the capacity of the Au...

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Main Author(s):Bell, Cheryl
Dunston, Roger
Fitzgerald, Terry
Hawke, Geof
Lee, Adrian
Lee, Alison
Matthews, Lynda
Nisbet, Gillian
Pockett, Rosalie
Slade, Diana
Thistlethwaite, Jill
White, Jill
Published: Australian Learning and Teaching Council 2009
Subjects:
IPE
IPL
Online Access: /resources/LTIPP position paper v1.0.pdf
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Summary:The report outlines the findings of a national consultation process into the need for building a health workforce in Australia that is flexible and capable of working in teams and across disciplines. It identifies four key areas of development aimed at significantly increasing the capacity of the Australian higher education sector to graduate health professionals who have acquired well-developed interprofessional learning and interprofessional practice (IPP)capabilities: informing and resourcing curriculum development; embedding interprofessional practice as a core component of health professional practice standards and where appropriate, in registration and accreditation processes; establishing and implementing a program of research to support and inform development; establishing an IPP knowledge management system. [Executive summary, ed]
ISBN:9780646511634