Reducing barriers to interprofessional training: promoting interprofessional cultural competence.

@article{Pecukonis2008ReducingBT,
  title={Reducing barriers to interprofessional training: promoting interprofessional cultural competence.},
  author={Edward V Pecukonis and Otima Doyle and Donna Leigh Bliss},
  journal={Journal of interprofessional care},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={417-28}
}
The need to train health professionals who can work across disciplines is essential for effective, competent, and culturally sensitive health care delivery. By its very nature, the provision of health service requires communication and coordination between practitioners. However, preparation for interdisciplinary practice within the health care setting is rare. The authors argue that the primary reason students are not trained across disciplines is related to the diverse cultural structures… CONTINUE READING

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