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State of Interprofessional Education in Nursing: A Systematic Review

Rutherford-Hemming, Tonya EdD, RN, ANP-BC, CHSE; Lioce, Lori DNP, FNP-BC, CHSE, FAANP

doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000405
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The aim of this systematic review was to synthesize research in the last 5 years to report the current state of the science related to interprofessional education (IPE) in nursing. Findings suggest that more studies with rigorous research designs are needed to compare outcomes for interprofessional interventions and to determine the effectiveness of IPE on patient outcomes.

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Author Affiliations: Clinical Associate Professor (Dr Rutherford-Hemming), University of North Carolina at Greensboro; and Clinical Associate Professor and Executive Director (Dr Lioce), Learning and Technology Resource Center, University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Nursing.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr Rutherford-Hemming, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 408 Moore Bldg, PO Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402 (

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Accepted for publication: May 15, 2017

Published ahead of print: June 23, 2017

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