Building a Patient-Centered Interprofessional Education Program

Building a Patient-Centered Interprofessional Education Program

Steven D. Waldman (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, USA) and Stephanie Bowlin (Western University of Health Sciences, USA)
Release Date: February, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 371
ISBN13: 9781799830665|ISBN10: 1799830667|EISBN13: 9781799830672|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3066-5


Properly utilized interprofessional education will prepare students in health professions to provide patient care in a collaborative team environment. Once healthcare professionals begin to work together in a collaborative interprofessional care team, patient care is improved.

Building a Patient-Centered Interprofessional Education Program is a critical scholarly publication that provides readers with practical strategies to facilitate building effective interprofessional educational programs that both enrich learners and help to improve patient care. Featuring a wide range of topics including medical education, allopathic medicine, and telehealth, this book is ideal for curriculum developers, instructional designers, academicians, medical staff, teaching hospitals, healthcare educators, researchers, healthcare professionals, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Curriculum Design
  • Geriatric Care
  • Healthcare
  • Interprofessional Education
  • Medical Education
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Student Engagement
  • Telehealth
  • Unconscious Bias

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Steven D. Waldman, M.D., J.D., serves as a member of the Humanities Advisory Committee in the School of Medicine. Along with fellow School of Medicine alums, Dr. Waldman served as a founding member of the Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities, helping raise the initial funding for the William Sirridge lectureship. Dr. Waldman is a frequent lecturer in Medical Humanities courses and serves as Co-Instructor of the Medicine and Film course. Dr. Waldman is the Director of Statewide Outreach Services at the UMKC School of Medicine and also serves as the Docent for the MD students. He holds joint academic appointments as Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Clinical Professor of Medical Humanities and Bioethics. The author of over twenty textbooks and numerous academic articles on the specialty of Pain Management, Dr. Waldman also continues his clinical work as a member of the Palliative Care Team at UMKC as well as an active member of the medical staff at Truman Medical Center.