The changing organization, financing, and priorities of the health
care system are creating new imperatives for interdisciplinary teamwork.
Well-coordinated collaboration across professions has the potential
to allow comprehensive, population-based, cost-effective patient
care and a new emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention,
which will be essential as we move from fee-for-service to capitated
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Describe a rationale for teaching students
about interdisciplinary teamwork in community practice.
Develop and prioritize learning objectives
for students with regard to interdisciplinary teamwork
Develop a teaching framework for helping
students learn an interdisciplinary approach to health
Plan learning activities to develop
skills in interdisciplinary teamwork.