Interprofessional Education

  • Janice C. Palaganas
  • Ella Scott
  • Mary E. Mancini
  • Glenn Stryjewski
Part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation book series (CHS)


While simulation and interprofessional education (IPE) are not new fields in health care, activities and programs merging the two have increased rapidly over the past decade highlighting many gaps in knowledge. This chapter seeks to fill these gaps for simulation educators in the pediatric setting looking to achieve effective IPE by suggesting common language, a conceptual model, theoretical frameworks, variables to consider—specifically how to develop, implement, debrief, and evaluate pediatric simulation-enhanced IPE with resources, a framework for reporting and publishing activities, and areas for future research.


Health care Simulation Interprofessional education Team training Collaborative Educator Faculty development Simulator Debriefing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janice C. Palaganas
    • 1
  • Ella Scott
    • 2
  • Mary E. Mancini
    • 3
  • Glenn Stryjewski
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain MedicineHarvard University, Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of SimulationSidra Medical & Research CenterDohaQatar
  3. 3.College of Nursing and Health InnovationThe University of Texas at ArlingtonArlingtonUSA
  4. 4.Department of PediatricsJefferson Medical CollegePhiladelphiaUSA
  5. 5.Department of PediatricsDivision of Pediatric Critical Care, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for ChildrenWilmingtonUSA

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