Re-profiling today's health care curricula for tomorrow's workforce: Establishing an interprofessional degree in Germany

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Autor(en): Mahler C, Berger SJ, Karstens S, Campbell S, Roos M, Szecsenyi J
Zeitschrift: Journal of Interprofessional Care
Verlag: Informa Healthcare
Jahr der Veröffentlichung: 2015
Band: 29
Heftnummer: 4
Seitenbereich: 386-8
ISSN: 1356-1820


Abstract

Laws regulating education of most health professional groups in Germany today mean that curricula re-profiling in response to changing priorities in the practice environment is a significant challenge. Legally dictated theoretical and clinical requirements for the vocational training of health professionals leaves little room for re-profiling in response to movements such as interprofessional education. An educational innovation was needed that worked within existing structures in Germany. The result was a formal collaboration between the Academy for Health Professionals and the University of Heidelberg allowing students undertaking vocational training to also complete a university degree in parallel. The aim of this article is to describe the curriculum development for the Bachelor of Science - Interprofessional Health Care. This article outlines an evidence-based approach to the process to curriculum development that resulted in a competency-based degree offering comprehensive interprofessional education at undergraduate level for healthcare students based in Germany.


FAU-Autoren / FAU-Herausgeber

Roos, Marco Dr. med.
Allgemeinmedizinisches Institut


Autor(en) der externen Einrichtung(en)
Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg
University of Manchester


Zitierweisen

APA:
Mahler, C., Berger, S.J., Karstens, S., Campbell, S., Roos, M., & Szecsenyi, J. (2015). Re-profiling today's health care curricula for tomorrow's workforce: Establishing an interprofessional degree in Germany. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 29(4), 386-8. https://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13561820.2014.979980

MLA:
Mahler, Cornelia, et al. "Re-profiling today's health care curricula for tomorrow's workforce: Establishing an interprofessional degree in Germany." Journal of Interprofessional Care 29.4 (2015): 386-8.

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