Interprofessional education and collaboration: Strategies for implementation

Lina M. Shakhman, Omar Al Omari, Judie Arulappan*, Dianne Wynaden

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Interprofessional education (IPE) is an integral educational outlook that is necessary to make sure that the graduates of an allied health care education are able to be valuable members or leaders of collaborative healthcare practices. Literature and resources are available about various models that have been used by different institutions to integrate IPE as part of their curriculum. With the growing need for collaborative practice, the curriculum must be designed to foster competencies required for IPE. There are challenges present, but with the concerted effort of the administration, faculty, and students, the benefits of IPE can be enjoyed by the institution and eventually by patients.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere160
Pages (from-to)514-519
Number of pages6
JournalOman Medical Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020


  • Curriculum
  • Professional Practice
  • Students

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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