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Improving medical and pharmacy student confidence in medication management and attitudes about interprofessional collaboration by utilizing an interprofessional module.

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Summary of "Improving medical and pharmacy student confidence in medication management and attitudes about interprofessional collaboration by utilizing an interprofessional module."

Adverse drug events are common and often preventable. Educating the interprofessional workforce to appropriately manage medications as part of a team is a priority. An interprofessional medication management module for graduating medical and pharmacy students was developed. The module was case-based and co-led by physicians and pharmacists. Students completed pre- and post-module surveys regarding their attitudes about interprofessional collaboration, confidence in managing medications, and self-reported ability to perform the tasks laid out in the minimum geriatrics competencies as a result of the module. Eighteen medical and 13 pharmacy students participated over a two-year period. There was statistically significant improvement in students' attitudes about interprofessional collaboration with regards to understanding their role and the role of others on the interprofessional team, and about teamwork between medical and pharmacy students. There was also statistically significant improvement in confidence with regards to the 3 medication management competencies after completion of the module. The vast majority of students agreed that the module improved their self-reported ability to manage medications. An interprofessional medication management module is an effective way to improve medical and pharmacy students' attitudes about interprofessional collaboration and confidence in medication management.

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Name: Journal of interprofessional care
ISSN: 1469-9567
Pages: 1-4

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