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ERIC Number: EJ1088100
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1043-7797
Social Work and Interprofessional Education in Health Care: A Call for Continued Leadership
Jones, Barbara; Phillips, Farya
Journal of Social Work Education, v52 n1 p18-29 2016
A report from the Interprofessional Education Collaborative and another from the Institute of Medicine cite working as part of interdisciplinary teams as a core proficiency area for improving health care. This article discusses the core competencies of interprofessional education and the essential role for social workers as leaders and facilitators of this practice. Educators will learn how to help students discover the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for successful interprofessional work. Specifically, this article has the following objectives: (1) Discuss essential elements of effective interprofessional practice; (2) Present exemplars of interprofessional education involving social work; and (3) Identify the roles for social work in leadership, education, and practice in interprofessional education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Maine; South Carolina; Texas
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