Mark L Hertweck

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PURPOSE Since the release of the 1988 World Health Organization report on the need for interprofessional education (IPE) programs, various forms of IPE curricula have been implemented within institutions of higher education. The purpose of this paper is to describe results of a study using the Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (RIPLS) to(More)
In accordance with the call from multiple academic medicine bodies and professional medical societies, the physician assistant studies program at a small northeastern university implemented a holistic admissions process in 2008 with the intent of increasing diversity in the classroom. This manuscript outlines the processes that occurred and the results that(More)
Research on student readiness for self-directed learning has often utilized the SelfDirected Learning Readiness Scale for Nursing Education (SDLRSNE), which focuses on self-evaluation. Many health professions programs use small groups as a vehicle for self-directed learning. The purposes of this study were to examine impact of a PBL experience on PA(More)
Development of interprofessional education programs that meet new Interprofessional Education Collaborative competencies is a challenge for faculty and administrators. This article describes a curricular design that places students in learning communities over a 2-year period with a plan for 5 learning sessions. Communities of practice is the theoretical(More)
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