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Number of words Abstract
3,000 Literature review
11,000 Research design
19,400 Discussion, conclusions and further work
11,000 Dictionary and list of abbreviations
500 Images (words for description)
300 References (not included in the count)
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Interprofessional learning (IPL) and Quality Improvement Education (QIE) are increasingly recognized as important tools to improve performance of U.S. healthcare teams and address the changes the U.S. healthcare system and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) system are undergoing (Hager, Russell, Fletcher, & Macy Jr, 2008; IoM, 2010; Macy, 2013; WHO, 2010). The need for change is...Read More
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Literature Review Introduction
Context: the U.S. healthcare system and healthcare teams
CME/CPD of anesthesia team in the U.S.
Quality improvement education and interprofessional learning
Theories behind IPL...Read More
This paper is focused on continuing professional development of clinicians in the United States. Therefore, the terminology and concepts discussed are specific to that context and culture.
Key concepts used are:
Interprofessional Learning (IPL) is a situation “when two or more professions learn with, from and about each other to improve collaboration and the quality of care” (CAIPE, 2002)....Read More
Healthcare, price and results. A lot has been written about the United States’ healthcare crisis, its ability to deliver the most progressive healthcare services, its failure to deliver optimal prices and outcomes on the national level, and comparisons between its national health outcomes and those of other developed countries (Gluckman et al., 2008). For example, Davis, Stremikis, Schoen, and...Read More