Educators are actively identifying optimal teaching-learning strategies that afford future health care professionals opportunities to acquire skills necessary to function as a member of an interprofessional team. This article describes the development of an interprofessional team learning experience consisting of students from 6 health professions programs within 1 college of health professions. Student achievement of interprofessional team competencies were evaluated in a pretest-posttest format. Essential components of a 7-week program, teaching methodologies, and course evaluations are presented.
Author Affiliations: Assistant Professor (Dr Rossler), Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Baylor University, Dallas, Texas; Professor (Dr Buelow), Health Services Administration; Department Head (Dr Thompson), Rehabilitation Sciences; Associate Professor, Statistics (Dr Knofczynski), Armstrong State University, Savannah, Georgia.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Correspondence: Dr Rossler, Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Baylor University, 3700 Worth St, Dallas, TX 75246 (Kelly_Rossler@baylor.edu).
Accepted for publication: June 26, 2016
Published ahead of print: August 3, 2016