Establishing Transdisciplinary Professionalism for Improving Health Outcomes ed by Patricia A Cuff

"Establishing Transdisciplinary Professionalism for Improving Health Outcomes" ed. by Patricia A. Cuff
Board on Global Health; Institute of Medicine
NAS Press | 2013 | ISBN: 0309289016 9780309289016 | 130 pages | PDF | 6 MB

This book discusses how shared understanding can be integrated into education and practice, ethical implications of and barriers to transdisciplinary professionalism, and the impact of an evolving professional context on patients, students, and others working within the health care system.

The book explores the possibility of whether different professions can come together and whether a dialogue with society on professionalism is possible.
Efforts to improve patient care and population health are traditional tenets of all the health professions, as is a focus on professionalism.
A new professionalism might be a mechanism for achieving improved health outcomes by applying a transdisciplinary professionalism throughout health care and wellness that emphasizes crossdisciplinary responsibilities and accountability.

1 Introduction
2 Understanding Professionalism
3 Professionalism in Education
4 Behaviors of Interprofessional Professionalism
5 Transdisciplinary Professionalism
6 Making It Real
II.1 Introducing Transdisciplinary Professionalism
II.2 Professionalism and Medicine’s Social Contract
II.3 Interprofessional Professionalism: Linking Professionalism and Interprofessional Care
II.4 A Patient Perspective
II.5 The Case for Integrating Health, Well-Being, and Self-Care into Health Professional Education
II.6 Innovations in Teaching About Transdisciplinary Professionalism and Professional Norms
II.7 Toward Transdisciplinary Professionalism in the Teaching of Public Health
A Workshop Agendas
B Speaker Biographies
C Innovation Collaboratives

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