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IPHCC – Competencies and Frameworks


Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative

Canada: Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (2010). A National Interprofessional Competency Framework. Univeristy of British Columbia, Vancouver BC. View the competencies document (PDF).

Interprofessional Education Collaborative Expert Panel

United States: Interprofessional Education Collaborative Expert Panel (2011). Core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice: Report of an expert panel (PDF). Washington, D.C.: Interprofessional Education Collaborative.

Values/ Ethics in Interprofessional Education

  • D’Amour, D & Oandasan, I (2005). Interprofessionality as the field of interprofessional practice and interprofessional education: An emerging concept. Journal of Interprofessional Care. May. S1, 8-20. PMID:16096142
  • Jensen GM, Royeen CB, Purtilo RB. Interprofessional ethics in rehabilitation: The dreamcatcher journey. Journal of Allied Health 39(3): 246-250, 2010.

Codes of Ethics

Roles and Responsibilities

Interprofessional Communication

Teams/ Teamwork

  • Barrett, J, Gifford, C, & Morey, J, Risser, D, & Salisbury, M (2001). Enhancing patient safety through teamwork training. Healthcare Risk Management, 21(4), 57-65. PMID:11729499
  • Fitzgerald A, Davison G. Innovative health care delivery teams: learning to be a team player is as important as learning other specialized skills. J Health Organ Manag. 2008; 22(2): 129-46. PMID:18700524
  • Guise JM, Deering SH, Kanki BG, Osterweil P, Li H, Mori M, & Lowe, NK. (2008). Validation of a tool to measure clinical teamwork. Simulation in Healthcare. 2008; 3:217–223. PMID:19088666
  • Hamilton SS, Yuan BJ, Lachman, N, Hellyer, NJ, Krause, DA, Holllman, JH, Youdas, JW, & Pawlina, W. Interprofessional education in gross anatomy: experience with first-year medical and physical therapy students at Mayo Clinic. Anat Sci Educ. 2008; 1(6): 258-63. PMID:19109855
  • Hammick M, Olckers L, et al. (2009). Learning in interprofessional teams: AMEE Guide no 38 Medical Teacher. 2009; 31(1): 1-12. PMID:19253148
  • (2011). Forming, storming, norming and performing: Understanding the Stages of Team Formation
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) (2009). TeamSTEPPS: National Implementation. Retrieved from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Last updated: 11/15/2022