Dental Curriculum Threads

Foundations of Interprofessional Education

Course Director: Amy Kim and Sandra Phillips
Credits: 1 (Earned over three quarters)
Quarters/Yr of Program: Autumn, Winter, Spring / 3

Course Overview

Students will deepen their understanding of the roles of members of the interprofessional healthcare team, by communicating and co-learning, and collaborating with other health professional students and practitioners in the provision of team based care and patient education.

Learning Objectives

The student who successfully completes this course will be able to:

1. Explain the roles of other members of the healthcare team
2. Identify need for consultations and effectively communicate in interprofessional teams
3. Plan treatment in collaboration with other members of the interprofessional team care group
4. Integrate recommended medical treatment into the dental treatment plan
5. Communicate and collaborate with other members of the health care team to facilitate the provision of health care
6. Assist in the optimization of health system performance by improving patient experience of care including quality and satisfaction.

UWSOD Competencies: 1, 2, 7, 10, 11, 14

Date last updated: 2018-01-23