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Interprofessional Education and Collaboration is a Call for Improvement Across the Board in the Health Sciences
Submission Deadline: Jan. 30, 2016

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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Lead Guest Editor
Jewel Shepherd
School of Community and Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA
Guest Editors
  • Koren Goodman
    Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, USA
  • Elizabeth Locke
    School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, 3118 Health Sciences Building, College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
  • Kaprea F. Johnson
    Counseling and Human Services Department, 110 Education Building, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
  • Denise M. Claiborne
    Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, USA
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Published Papers
Authors: Kimberly Adams Tufts
Pages: 1-3 Published Online: Feb. 29, 2016
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Authors: Stephanie L. Sanders
Pages: 4-17 Published Online: Feb. 29, 2016
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Authors: Kaprea F. Johnson, Miranda MJ Parries
Pages: 18-27 Published Online: Mar. 14, 2016
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Authors: Sariyamon Tiraphat, Koren S. Goodman
Pages: 28-36 Published Online: Jun. 17, 2016
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Authors: Jewel Goodman Shepherd, Kaprea F. Johnson, Koren Goodman, Reverend Sylvia Copeland-Murphy
Pages: 37-43 Published Online: Jun. 21, 2016
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Authors: Michael T. Kalkbrenner, Jewel Goodman Shepherd, Kaprea F. Johnson, Jill D. Choudhury, Alyssa Reiter, Alexandria Russell
Pages: 44-47 Published Online: Sep. 3, 2016
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Interprofessional collaboration provides an opportunity for providers of differing specialties to work together by combining their knowledge and skills to offer a more comprehension approach to problem solving in terms of research, patient care and implications. An integrated effort of engaging practitioners with varying levels of expertise allows for better decision-making, cost effectiveness, efficient system use and resource sharing. More importantly, clients and patients, particularly those in underserved areas, have the benefit of improved quality health care access when interprofessional collaboration is utilized as a strategic approach to combatting barriers.

Aims and Scope:

1. Service-Learning Education Models for Interprofessional Education Collaborative
2. Teaching Health Equity as a Component of Interprofessional Education
3. Telehealth and Interprofessional Collaborations
4. Counseling Approach to Interprofessional Collaborating
5. Ethics, Mutual Respect, and Shared Values in Interprofessional Collaborations
6. Interprofessional Collaboration Effective Communication
7. Principles of Team Dynamics in Interprofessional Collaborations
8. Multidisciplinary Approach to Reaching Health Care Goals
9. The Development of Interprofessional Collaborations
10. Dental Care Hygienists as Health Educators
11. The Growing Trends of Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Sciences Education
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