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Interprofessional Education for Students’ in Primary Care Placements: Widening Opportunities for Accessible Interprofessional Learning

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Veronica O'Carroll, Julie Smith, Alex Collinson, Catherine Miriam Jackson, Jean Ker

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Ensuring that health care professional students’ are provided with accessible interprofessional learning within the practice placement setting can be challenging. This paper describes an interprofessional activity which enables students to experience interprofessional learning and working within the primary care setting and to consider the impact of effective teamwork on patient safety.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)405-410
Number of pages6
JournalMedical Science Educator
Issue number3S
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013

    Research areas

  • Interprofessional learning, primary care, patient safety

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