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Interprofessional Education

Resources to Support Interprofessional Education The resources on this guide will support the teaching and learning of students as well as researchers who have an interest in or participate in interprofessional (IP) learning or teaching activities.


"A team is not simply people who belong to the same group or who are coacting in the same place" (Levi  2008, p.5).

LEVI, D., 2008. Group dynamics for teams. 4th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Core Competency #4

Team and Teamwork Sub-competencies:

TT1. Describe the process of team development and the roles and practices of effective teams.
TT2. Develop consensus on the ethical principles to guide all aspects of team work.
TT3. Engage healthand other professionals in shared patient-centered and population-focused problem-solving.
TT4. Integrate the knowledge and experience of health and other professions to inform health andcare decisions, while respecting patient and community values and priorities/preferences for care.
TT5. Apply leadership practices that support collaborative practice and team effectiveness.
TT6. Engage self and others to constructively manage disagreements about values, roles, goals, and actions that arise among health and other professionals and with patients, families, and community members.
TT7. Share accountability with other professions, patients, and communities for outcomes relevant to prevention and health care.
TT8. Reflect on individual and team performance for individual, as well as team, performance improvement.
TT9. Use process improvement to increase effectiveness of interprofessional teamwork and team-based services, programs, and policies.
TT10. Use available evidence to inform effective teamwork and team-based practices.
TT11. Perform effectively on teams and in different team roles in a variety of settings.