Inter-professional Possibilities in Healthcare: What do they mean for oral health?. Lesley Bainbridge Director, Interprofessional Education Faculty of Medicine and Principal pro tem College of Health Disciplines University of British Columbia. Context for this presentation:. What is IPE?
Director, Interprofessional Education
Faculty of Medicine and
Principal pro tem
College of Health Disciplines
University of British Columbia
The policy language that is directing us to interprofessional education and collaborative practice and, to some extent, the research, although there is a long road ahead of us still as we strive to generate new knowledge.
Preparing a Health Care Workforce for the 21st Century: The Challenge of Chronic Conditions 2005
available at www.in-bc.ca
Interprofessional Health Education for Patient/Client Centred Collaborative Practice to Improve Patient Care
Interprofessional Education Development Stages
PCC mean for oral health?
Collaboration mean for oral health?: A process through which parties who see different aspects of a problem can constructively explore their differences and search for solutionsthat go well beyond their own vision of what is possible.
the highest quality
of care in oral health….
MACRO: family-centred practice lead to……
Get buy in from the organization
Articulate the concepts in mission, vision and values
Facilitate uptake of the concepts throughout the organization
Allocate funds to support the concepts….what do we do?
MESO: family-centred practice lead to……
Support collaborative practice at the bedside and in the community
Educate providers, patients and families
Reward collaborative practice
Train interprofessional teams…and do…
MICRO: family-centred practice lead to……
Recognize IPE as essential learning for individuals
Provide time for collaboration and reflection
Reassure staff and families
Make collaboration across professions the norm for everyone
Include it in performance expectations and reward it…and do.
with thanks to Bruce Holmes,