Learning Clinical Skills: an Inter-professional Approach

  • Maggie Nicol
  • Mark Chaput de Saintonge
Part of the Nurse Education in Practice book series (NEP)


The need for greater co-operation and teamworking between healthcare professionals has long been recognised, and the issues and challenges involved have been fully explored in Chapters 1 and 2. Much of the inter-professional activity between nursing and medicine to date has been post-qualification and based in primary healthcare. This chapter describes a short, inter-professional programme in acute care, involving a small number of final-year medical students and newly qualified nurses, and the way in which this was further modified in an attempt to reach larger numbers of participants.


Medical Student Clinical Skill House Officer Clinical Governance Interprofessional Education 
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  • Mark Chaput de Saintonge

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