An overview of continuing interprofessional education

J Contin Educ Health Prof. Summer 2009;29(3):142-6. doi: 10.1002/chp.20026.


Interprofessional education, continuing interprofessional education, interprofessional collaboration, and interprofessional care are moving to the forefront of approaches with the potential to reorganize the delivery of health professions education and health care practice. This article discusses 7 key trends in the scholarship and practice of interprofessional education: conceptual clarity, quality, safety, technology, assessment of learning, faculty development, and theory.

MeSH terms

  • Cooperative Behavior
  • Education, Medical, Continuing / organization & administration
  • Education, Medical, Continuing / trends*
  • Fellowships and Scholarships / trends
  • Humans
  • Interdisciplinary Communication*
  • Professional Practice / trends