What Is Interprofessional Learning Experience (IPE)? Defintion: Interprofessional Learning Experience (IPE) is key in the education of healthcare practitioners in order to provide high standards of care to patients and service users.
According to CAIPE (2002) “Interprofessional Education occurs when two or more professions learn with, from and about each other to improve collaboration and the quality of care.”
There are a number of IPE initiatives in place across MFT ask your line manager for information on IPE opportunities in your area. Below are some IPE resources that students might find useful whilst on placement within MFT. Click on the link below:
Introduction to IPE powerpoint
Palliative Care spoke opportunity (For 3rd year student nurses)
Hospital at Night spoke opportunity (For 3rd year student nurses)
Immunology Specialist Nurses spoke opportunity
Information of Interest
Careers in the NHS: Health Care Scientists Poster- information regarding who they are and what they do.
An Inter-professional tool to understand the patient pathway (Journey through health and social care)
This tool is designed to gain an insight into the different services and professions involved in patient/Client care. It aims to identify services/professions involved in the care of patients looked after in their placement area. By gaining experience of these services/professions will aid greater understanding of holistic care, the importance of communication and recognition of how local and national initiatives impact on the individual patient/Client journey. To down load tool.
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Public Health There are many Public Health opportunities available across MFT.
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