The following courses are offered at Ohio University through Med TAPP:

Interprofessional Rural Healthcare
Interprofessional Health Teams

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Value Statement:

Working as part of an interprofessional health-care team, we aim to provide well-rounded and patient-centered care in the most efficient way possible. We hope to decrease the redundancy of health care and improve patient outcomes through our teamwork.

1) Provide Patient Centered Care
2) Work in Interdisciplinary Teams
3) Employ Evidence Based Practice
4) Provide Quality Information
5) Utilize Informatics

Addition Information:

These courses are designed to enhance Interprofessional Health Science education involving future healthcare providers from multiple fields including: Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, Music Therapy, Medicine, Dietetics, and Nursing. These courses are designed to align with the Institute of Medicine’s key core competencies of patient-centered care, informatics, interdisciplinary teams, evidence-based practice, and quality improvement. These courses develop interdisciplinary teams with representatives from each participating field and require them to collaborate to learn about how mobile technologies can enhance service provision and collaboration among healthcare providers. These learning experiences take the form of individual assignments and team-based assignments including: experiments with different apps and completion of case-based assignments.

These courses are designed to promote interprofessional interaction of medical and health-professional students in order to simulate the expectations for teamwork in the workplace. The purpose is to learn from one another and value that which each profession brings to the care of the patient and what the patient contributes to patient-centered care. In addition, teamwork, efficacy, safety, and efficiency will be stressed in the examination, care, and potential discharge of the patient.