Why we need theory to help us better understand the nature of interprofessional education, practice and care.

@article{Reeves2013WhyWN,
  title={Why we need theory to help us better understand the nature of interprofessional education, practice and care.},
  author={Scott Reeves and Sarah Hean},
  journal={Journal of interprofessional care},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={1-3}
}
Theories are a set of propositions that link concepts together through a rational argument. These statements describe, explain, illuminate, prescribe or organize a particular phenomenon (Jary & Jary, 1995; Walker & Avant, 2005). Theories also generate complex and comprehensive understandings of phenomenon that are not easily explained, such as how certain cultures operate, how organizations function and why individuals interact in certain ways. They help to illuminate different aspects of a… CONTINUE READING
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