#15 What Nobody Tells You About Aligning Interprofessional Education and Practice
There is a call for alignment between education and the healthcare delivery system
This alignment has been recognized as a critical component in efforts to improve health and the healthcare system.
To this point most of the interprofessional work has occurred in education with the intention to drive changes in healthcare.
If positive changes in healthcare are to occur, it must come from an alignment between practice and education.
90-95 % of the current workforce has potentially not participated in interprofessional education
There appears to be a gap in awareness on the practice side of what has been occurring with interprofessional education and a lack of interprofessional practice champions in healthcare organizations
There is a truth in the interprofessional education and collaborative practice polarity that enables you to look at it differently
There is a lot of work to be done even though efforts have been going on for over 50 years.
Listen as Michelle and Tracy talk with Dr. Tony Breitbach about what’s happening nationally and what’s needed to address the challenges discussed.