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Medical Science Educator

, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 583–586 | Cite as

Experiential Interprofessional Education Using an Older Adult Home Visit

  • N. Afonso
  • J. Mendez
  • M. B. O’Connell
  • C. A. Bugdalski-Stutrud
  • G. B. Smith
  • C. Waites
  • C. Bowers
  • S. Bruer
Short Communication

Abstract

Inter-professional teams are fundamental for collaborative patient care. This older adult home visit program was developed to introduce teamwork concepts to medical social work and pharmacy students. The majority of the students felt that teams deliver comprehensive care and that working in teams would contribute to their professional success.

Keywords

Interprofessional education home visit geriatric care team learning 

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© Springer International Publishing 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Afonso
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Mendez
    • 1
  • M. B. O’Connell
    • 1
  • C. A. Bugdalski-Stutrud
    • 1
  • G. B. Smith
    • 1
  • C. Waites
    • 1
  • C. Bowers
  • S. Bruer
    • 1
  1. 1.Wayne State University School of MedicineDetroitUSA
  2. 2.Oakland William University Beaumont School of MedicineRochesterUSA

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