Study Participation

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Poster Information Letter

 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?

If you are interested to participate in this study, please contact the researcher, Hossein Khalili, at hkhalil5@uwo.ca or at his office # at (519) 661-2111 x 81510. 

>WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY?

>WHY IS THIS STUDY BEING DONE?

>WHO & HOW MANY STUDENTS WILL BE PARTICIPATE?

>WHAT WILL MY RESPONSIBILITIES BE IF I TAKE PART IN THIS STUDY? 

>HOW LONG WILL MY PARTICIPATION TAKE?

>BENEFITS & COMPENSATION

 

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY?

The main purpose of this study is to examine the effect of an Interprofessional Education (IPE) program on development of a dual professional and interprofessional identity among cross-disciplinary health program participants. 

WHY IS THIS STUDY BEING DONE?

This study is being done so that we can learn how students may develop dual professional and interprofessional identity through improvement of cross-disciplinary collaboration by the use of face-to-face workshops.  
Your participation in this study is voluntary.

WHO & HOW MANY STUDENTS WILL BE PARTICIPATE?

1st and 2nd year students enrolled in one of the following health programs (N=100): 

    • Foods and Nutrition (Brescia University College),
    • Medicine (Western),
    • Nursing (Western),
    • Occupational Therapy (Western),
    • Physical Therapy (Western),
    • Speech Language Pathology (Western), and
    • Social Work (King’s University College).

 

WHAT WILL MY RESPONSIBILITIES BE IF I TAKE PART IN THIS STUDY?                                                                           
If you participate in this study, you would be asked to:

  • Participate in an IPE program that includes:
    • Workshop #1: “Professional Education and Cross Disciplinary Collaboration” (Wednesday Oct 27, 5-7pm, Great Hall)
      • 2-hour introductory workshop
      • Professional Socialization and Uniprofessional Perspective
      • Intergroup Bias & Cross Disciplinary Collaboration
        • Social Identity Theory &Intergroup Contact Theory
      • Teaching/learning strategies:
        • Case Study & Group Discussion
          • Unidisciplinary Group
          • Cross-disciplinary Group
        • PowerPoint Presentation
    • Workshop #2: “Interprofessional Socialization” (Thurs Nov 25, 5-7pm, Great Hall):
      • 2-hour final workshop
      • Interprofessional Collaboration
      • Dual professional and Interprofessional Identity
      • Teaching/learning strategies:
        • PowerPoint Presentation
        • Case Study & Group Discussion
          • Cross-disciplinary Group to develop a Collaborative Plan
  • Complete a set of instruments including: 
    • demographic information (once, at enrollment)
    • Interprofessional Socialization and Valuing Scale (twice, at enrollment and after completing the 2nd workshop),
    • The Individualism-Collectivism Scale (twice, at enrollment and after completing the 2nd workshop), and
    • Dual Identity Scale (before starting the first workshop, after completing the 1st and the 2nd workshops).
  • May choose to provide a completed reflective journal
    • Limited to up to 20 students. 
    • Take one hour to be completed and must be submitted within a week after the 2nd workshop.
  • And/or you may choose to participate in a one hour tape-recorded focus group session
    • Hold two months following the 2nd workshop (January 20th or 21st 4-5 pm)
    • Limited up to 20 students
  • IPE Program materials including the workshops’ PowerPoint presentations will be made available to students through the IPHER website (http://ipe.uwo.ca) .

HOW LONG WILL MY PARTICIPATION TAKE? 

  • The IPE program: 4 hours
  • Each evaluation package: 15-20 minutes
    • In total will be 1 hour for 3 times completion 
  • Reflective journal: 1 hour
  • Focus group: 1 hour
  • The total required time for the workshops and completion of the set of instruments: 5 hours over one month. 
  • This time requirement for those who also choose to provide a completed reflective journal or to participate in a one hour tape-recorded focus group session will be 6 hours. 
  • If you choose to both provide a reflective journal and participate in the focus group session, your time requirement will be 7 hours over 2-3 months.

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION

  • Opportunity to learn knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for interprofessional client-centred care
  • Opportunity to learn with, from, and about other health professions in regards collaborative practice
  • Increase your knowledge and skills on some health care topics and your involvement may lead to better patient care in the future
  • A summary and interpretation of your scores to the above instruments will be provided to you upon request to hkhalil5@uwo.ca.
    • These individual results might help you to better understand your attitudes, beliefs, and values regarding your ability to work both professionally and interprofessionally in teams.
  • Will Receive $20 Honorarium
    • Participants must complete two sets of the instruments to be eligible to receive the adjusted amount of honorarium based on $5 for each evaluation series.
  • A certificate of participation  for each workshop
  • Foods will also be served during the workshops.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Info

Nursing

Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing.
Telephone:
 (519) 661-2111 x 81510
E-mail: hkhalil5@uwo.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inerprofessional Education Initiatives: Working together across disciplines