For the second activity, we watched a video about patient safety. This was a disheartening story about a woman’s mother who had been living at the senior’s care center but had not been very well tended to. The personal support worker (PSW) was the first person to notice necrotic growth on her mother’s heel which […]
IPE Day 2: What it means to show empathy?
For the first activity, we watched a video on empathy created by the Cleveland Clinic. It was interesting how regardless of our program of study our responses were quite similar. We were all united by the common goal of improving the lives of others and ensuring the best outcome for our patients. The video emphasized […]
Value of Interprofessional Collaboration in Medicine Introduction
How many times have you heard the phrase in the hospital, “Do these people even talk to each other?” Often times, patients are surprised by the lack of communication between healthcare professionals. This can negatively impact patient safety due to the lack of critical information, misinterpretation of information and unclear orders. Furthermore, not knowing the […]