Effective Interprofessional collaboration has been regarded as an essential component to the delivery high quality client-centred health care. To prepare collaborative practice ready health care professionals, the University of Toronto has implemented an Interprofessional education curriculum for all students enrolled in health science programs (Dentistry, Kinesiology, Medical Radiation Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Social Work and Speech-Language Pathology). Occasionally, students from other programs and universities/colleges join to enrich and broaden the learning experience for University of Toronto students.
Core competencies addressed in the IPE curriculum focus on collaboration (role clarification, team functioning), communication (interprofessional communication, interprofessional conflict resolution) and foundational values and ethics (patient/client/family/community-centred care). The IPE curriculum requirements are fully integrated into OCT1190Y – Building Practice through Mentorship. Core competencies addressed in the IPE curriculum focus on collaboration, communication and foundational values and ethics. For students in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, the IPE curriculum requirements are fully integrated into OCT1190Y – Building Practice through Mentorship. Upon completion of the IPE curriculum, students will receive a letter of completion that can be incorporated into the professional portfolio.
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