School of Community and Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University,
Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Montclair State University,
Montclair, New Jersey, USA
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,
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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