Despite Known Link Between Poor Teamwork and Errors, Only 30% of Medical Schools Provide Teamwork Training
A report from the
Many of the successful curricula are similar to LifeWings' proven team training programs. Interprofessional education programs typically bring together medical students from different areas to work in a collaborative setting. One such training package at The Vanderbilt Program in Interprofessional Learning (VPIL), brings together teams of four students – a physician, nurse, pharmacist, and social worker – from nine different medical training institutions in
Despite the spread of these programs, Dr.
team-based curriculum in the next few years. She stated that what is promising is the new emphasis on research and effectiveness in team based training and care.
The LifeWings interprofessional teamwork training program was formed in response to the 1999
Teaching institutions that would like to explore LifeWings programs for their IPE development can receive a free consult with LifeWings by contacting us here.
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