Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Student views of interprofessional education facilitator competencies : a cross-sectional study
Authors: Kerry-Krause, Matthew J.
Spiegel-Steinmann, Brigitta
Melloh, Markus
Tamas, Andrea
Dratva, Julia
Feusi, Emanuel
Huber, Marion
et. al: No
DOI: 10.1080/13561820.2019.1709428
Published in: Journal of Interprofessional Care
Volume(Issue): 35
Issue: 1
Pages: 149
Pages to: 152
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1356-1820
Language: English
Subjects: Facilitator; Competency; Interprofessional education; Student; Teacher
Subject (DDC): 378: Higher education
610: Medicine and health
Abstract: Research attention has been paid to providing evidence on undergraduate/pre-licensure health sciences students' interprofessional education competency requirements, placements, and attainment. Although interprofessional facilitator training has been identified as critical to interprofessional learner outcomes, scant research has examined student perceptions of valued facilitator competencies. This short report investigates students' views of important attributes for interprofessional facilitation using a cross-sectional observation-survey design. A survey was conducted in a pre-licensure sample of n = 343 students (response rate 68%) from four health professions (nursing, midwifery, physical therapy, and occupational therapy). After completing a semester-long interprofessional education course, students completed a survey vis-à-vis rating the importance of interprofessional facilitator competency with regard to 25 abilities, 12 teacher profiles, and 10 characteristics. Taken together, results indicate the need for a multifaceted view of interprofessional facilitator competencies. Our findings will inform training targeted to specific facilitator competencies, as needed for optimizing the delivery of interprofessional education.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Health Sciences
Organisational Unit: Institute of Public Health (IPH)
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