The Case for Interprofessional Collaboration: In Health and Social Care / Edition 1

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"The Case for Interprofessional Collaboration recognises and explores the premium that modern health systems place on closer working relationships. Each chapter adopts a consistent format and a clear framework for professional relationships, considering those with the same profession, other professions, new partners, policy actors, the public and with patients." This book is designed for those in the early stages of their careers as health and social care professionals. It is also aimed at managers and educators, to guide them in commissioning and providing programmes to promote collaboration.
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"The authors and contributors bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to its writing through their associations with CAIPE and through their research and practice in the field of interprofessional working and learning in the UK and across the world."
"[This] book is essential for practitioners, managers and educators of health and social care and well worht the effort of engaging with it."
Learning in Health and Social Care Vol 5: 2, 2006

"The book is well argued and well written, has excellent references and a consistent structure throughout the chapters, making it easy to navigate."
Journal of Interprofessional Care

"The case for interprofessional collaboration is overwhelmingly positive... I suspect that most readers will already be in favour of interprofessional working and education. This book will give them more evidence to promote the cause."
Journal of Interprofessional Care

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405111034
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/23/2005
  • Series: Promoting Partnership for Health Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Policy into practice 1
Ch. 1 Introduction 3
Ch. 2 Collaboration 15
Ch. 3 The case for 36
Sect. 2 Practice into policy 59
Ch. 4 Crisis prevention 61
Ch. 5 Performance 85
Ch. 6 Development 104
Sect. 3 The professional experience 121
Ch. 7 Personal learning 123
Ch. 8 Learning together 135
Sect. 4 Postscript 151
Ch. 9 Summing up 153
App. 1 The UK centre for the advancement of interprofessional education 155
App. 2 The relationships foundation 158
App. 3 International primary care unit, University of Warwick 159
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