Posted: April 14, 2015

Addressing Population Health Through Community-Based Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

Description

This poster highlights strategies and curricula utilized in the University of South Alabama's interprofessional collaborative practice initiative. Additionally, it provides recommendations for implementation and lessons learned from our initial work conducting during our first two project years. This project includes two distinct groups of individuals, low-income geriatrics and homeless individuals, in which interprofessional health teams are working to improve population health outcomes. While many institutions have emphasized interprofessional education, our intent was to integrate core competency training into clinical experiences in community-based settings to develop interprofessional skills as well as impact population health.

Keywords

Interprofessional, Population Health, Health Equity Research, Public Health Sciences, IPEC Spring 2015

Authors

Robin Risling-de Jong, PA-C, MHS, University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Henri Brown, RN, DNP, University of South Alabama

Jennifer L. Styron, PhD, University of South Alabama


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