Interprofessional care defined: IPP definition

The provision of comprehensive health services to patients by multiple health caregivers who work collaboratively to deliver quality of care within and across settings. Ministry of Health & Long-terms Care, Province of Ontario, 2007

IPP in a paediatric setting refers to the continuous interaction of two or more professions, organized into a common effort to solve or explore common issueswith the best possible participation of the child and family. Designed to promote active participation of each profession in patient-care planning and delivery while remaining focused on child and family-centred goals and values. Ministry of Health & Long-term Care, Province of Ontario, 2007

Occasions when two or more professions learn with, from and about each other to improve collaboration and the quality of care. Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education, 1997

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