Interprofessional collaborative practice significantly improves patient outcomes, reduces mortality and enhances quality-of-life.
Person-focused care demands collaboration among professions in a team approach to address multiple issues including illness, prevention, and health promotion activities.
Key elements of successful implementation of interprofessional education supported by Clinical Care Plan, Interprofessional Course (CCPIC):
-Increasing knowledge of the roles, responsibilities, and competencies of multiple health professions.
-Collaborating in teams
-Recognizing the patient as the expert
-176 students from various disciplines completed course (2008-2011).
-Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Pharmacy
Recommended CitationLevinson, PT, PhD, MFT, Marcia; Egras, Pharm.D, BCPS, Amy M; Herge, OTD, OTR/L, E. Adel; and Shaffer, RN, MSN, Kathryn, "Clinical Care Plan: Interdisciplinary Course (CCPIC)" (2011). Department of Physical Therapy Faculty Papers. Paper 12.