Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Interprofessional education information and resources

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International Websites

Centre for the Advancement Of Interprofessional Education CAIPE

CAIPE is the UK based Centre for Advancement of Interprofessional Education. It is an independent ‘think tank’ comprising of individual and corporate members working with organisations in the UK and overseas to improve collaborative practice and thereby the quality of care by professions learning and working together. CAIPE is a national and international authoritative voice on interprofessional education in both universities and workplace.

The University of Toronto Centre for Interprofessional Education

The University of Toronto Centre for Interprofessional Education aims to lead the advancement of IPE through education and research initiatives. It is undertaking a range of intitaitives in Interprofessional Education and in Interprofessional Care

World Health Organisation

WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends

National Websites

Australasian Interprofessional Practice and Education Network

AIPPEN is a network of individuals, groups, institutions and organisations committed to researching, delivering, promoting and supporting interprofessional learning, through interprofessional education and practice, across Australia and New Zealand.

Inter-Professional Learning Clinical Education Framework Project, Australian Capital Territory

The ACT Health Interprofessional Learning Project involves all health care workers, including allied health, administration staff, policy developers, nursing, midwifery, medical personnel and support staff. ACT Health is committed to establishing an Interprofessional Collaborative Practice culture within the organisation through Interprofessional Learning interventions.

The ACT Health Interprofessional Learning Project seeks to positively influence both health care delivery and the education of our future health professionals


World Health Organization (1988) Learning Together to Work Together for Health [PDF, 3.1 Mb]. Report of a WHO Study Group on Multiprofessional Education for Health Personnel: The Team Approach. Technical Report Series 769:1-72. Geneva: World Health Organization.

World Health Organization (2006) Working together for health. The World Health Report 2006. Geneva: WHO.

WHO (2010) Framework for Action on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice

Australian Council for Safety and Quality in Health Care (2012) The National Patient Safety Education Framework [PDF, 1 Mb]

Dunston, R., Lee, A., Lee, A., Matthews, L., Nisbet, G., Pockett, R., Thistlethwaite, J. and White, J (2010)
Interprofessional Health Education in Australia: Report of the Launch of the proposal The Way Forward.
Sydney, University of Technology, Sydney and The University of Sydney [PDF, 2.7 Mb]

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