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  • 1. Interprofessional Education (IPE) and Collaborative Practice (IPCP) in family medicine Professor Janko Kersnik, MD, MSc, PhD President of EURACT Head of Family Medicine Department, Medical School Maribor, Slovenia Head of Research Department, Department of Family Medicine, Medical School Ljubljana Professor of Health care systems and Organisation of nursing services at postgraduate programme School of nursing Izola

2. Content of the presentation Contribution to definition of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. Is there a difference between inter- and multiprofessional collaborative practice? Why Interprofessional Collaborative Practice? What makes Interprofessional Collaborative Practice work? June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 2 3. June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 3 4. Operational Definitions* Interprofessional collaborative practice: When multiple health workers from different professional backgrounds work together with patients, families, carers, and communities to deliver the highest quality of care (WHO, 2010) Interprofessional education: When students from two or more professions learn about, from and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes (WHO, 2010) *Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, 2011, http://www.aacn.nche.edu/education- resources/ipecreport.pdf June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 4 5. Lingusitics* (1/2) Isolation: Each profession organizes its own teaching and is unaware of what is taught or learned in other professions Sharing: Two professions plan and implement joint teaching, with interaction between the professions in one part of a course. The remainder of the course has a uniprofessional focus * AMEE Medical Education Guide No 12., 2011, http://www.aacn.nche.edu/education- resources/ipecreport.pdf June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 5 6. Lingusitics* (2/2) Multiprofessional: The emphasis in the course is on multiprofessional education. Each profession looks at themes from the perspective of their own profession Interprofessional: Each profession looks at the subject from the perspective of their own and other professions Transprofessional: The multiprofessional education is based on the experience of the real world which provides a filter for the students learning June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 6 7. Towards interprofessional collaborative practice definition WHO: multiple health workers from different professional backgrounds working together (team work) FOR WHOM: patients, families, carers, communities (daily routines) AIM(S): to deliver the highest quality of care (I dare to say normal work) WHICH TERM: (does not matter if we agree the contents) June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 7 8. What would Hippocrates say? Are we serious about it, or just chewing fancy stuff? Is there a financial issue behind the scene? government and / or professions Is it about patient safety and better care? June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 8 9. Why interprofessional * Opportunities for health professions students to engage in interactive learning with those outside their profession as a routine part of their education. The goal of this interprofessional learning is to prepare all health professions students for deliberatively working together with the common goal of building a safer and better patient-centered and community/population oriented U.S. health care system. *Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, 2011, http://www.aacn.nche.edu/education-resources/ipecreport.pdf June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 9 10. June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 10 SWOT analysis of IPCP/E S: practice experiences, actual needs W: interprofessional barriers, lack of good practice examples O: population and health service needs T: disillusioned, lack of motivation, stubborn 11. What is not IPCP? A battle between professions A struggle to keep prime role A panacea for health poclicy and / or financial problems A completely new continent in the health care world June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 11 12. What does interprofessional offer* By embracing cooperation rather than competition through a process of mutual respect as well as shared knowledge and decision-making, health care professionals are able to make positive change. Greater collaboration among health professionals can result in better work environments and the delivery of improved health care to patients and their families can be achieved. *http://www.interprofessionalcare.mcgill.ca/default.htm June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 12 13. June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 13 14. Why do we encourage IPCP/E? To assure and improve mutual respect To share knowledge, skills and attitudes To enable shared decision-making To guarantee accountability That makes better work environment and Assures delivery of good (improved) patient care June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 14 15. What makes IPCP work? Market, poromote, popularise Change attitudes Teach concepts, skills, good practice Support interprofessional practice in clinical settings... June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 15 16. Four strategies to facilitate IPE/C* A professional development program to develop attitudes, knowledge, and skills required for interprofessional practice Building learning resources to teach interprofessional practice. Integrating interprofessional education and practice into the curriculum. Enabling interprofessional practice in clinical settings... * http://www.interprofessionalcare.mcgill.ca/default.htm June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 16 17. Conclusions IPCP - It is not how we name it, but how we practice it. If family medicine holds confidence in its own profession then there is not any problem to embrace other disciplines on the same level of co-existence, collaboration and mutual learning. IPCP deserves support of all FM bodies. June 27, 2013 Wonca World Prague conference 17