INTER PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE: REFLECTION FROM HEALTH STUDENTS
ALPHIANTI, LIKKY TIARA
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Implementation of interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP) in Faculty of medicine and Health Sciences UniversitasMuhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) at Asri Medical Centered has been moved to PKU Gamping Hospital since early 2016. This implementation consists of several learning activities that involve real patients in hospital. The aim of this study is to know the re ection of health students after nished experience in IPECP rotation. Qualitative data from students re ection were code by authors independently. Participants were 20 medical students, 20 nursing students and 10 dentistry students. Constant comparative method used to analyze the qualitative result. There were 7 nal theme i.e.1)feeling,2)role/responsibility, 3) inter professional communication,4) collaborative practice, 5) teaching learning process, 6) patient safety, and 7) respect. Collaborative practice during clinical stage was valuable experience to improve understanding in team work, inter professional communication, and role of health profession in managing the patient problems. The students are happy, interested and enthusiastic during this collaborative experience even though there were some students who feel confuse and less con dence in the early process. This study indicates 7 nal themes on students re ection of IPECP. IPECP as an innovative learning model was very important and useful to prepare students to work collaboratively in the future in order to get better patient outcome, assure patient safety and build respect to each other. This program should be implemented in enough time and initiate as early as possible, even from academic phase.