Collaborating to implement interprofessional educational competencies through an international immersion experience. Academic Article uri icon


  • Interprofessional collaborative practice is the key to safe, high-quality, accessible, patient-centered care. Achieving this requires the development of interprofessional competencies by health professions students as part of the learning process so that they enter the workforce ready to practice effective team-based care. The authors describe how the immersion process of an international short-term medical mission experience can intensify interprofessional learning by addressing selected Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC), 2011, Core Interprofessional Education Competencies.

published proceedings

  • Nurse Educ

altmetric score

  • 0.5

author list (cited authors)

  • Bentley, R., Engelhardt, J. A., & Watzak, B.

citation count

  • 15

complete list of authors

  • Bentley, Regina||Engelhardt, Joan A||Watzak, Bree

publication date

  • January 2014