Interprofessional Patient Safety Education for Undergraduate

보건의료관련 학과 간 환자안전 교육

  • Ha, Sungmin (Department of Physical Therapy, Sangji University) ;
  • Kim, Eun-Jung (Department of Biomedical Laboratory Science, Sangji University) ;
  • Shin, Eunhee (Department of Nursing Science, Sangji University)
  • 하성민 (상지대학교 물리치료학과) ;
  • 김은정 (상지대학교 임상병리학과) ;
  • 신은희 (상지대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2018.11.29
  • Accepted : 2019.02.20
  • Published : 2019.02.28


In this study, we report the effectiveness of an interprofessional patient safety education in impacting student knowledge, attitudes and self-confidence around interprofessional communication. Thirty third-year students took part in a six weeks education that included a 90 minutes lecture and group discussion. Self-administered questionnaire were used for examining knowledge, attitudes, self-confidence and interviewed about team communication. There was no change in the knowledge(p=>0.05) but the attitude and self-confidence improved significantly after the education(p=<0.05). Students also noted that the importance of collaboration with other occupational groups. The first implementation of the interprofessional patient safety education had a positive effect on student attitudes, self-confidence and interprofessional teamwork.

Table 1. Overview of interprofessional education program

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Table 2. General characteristics of study participants

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Table 3. Knowledge difference before and after patient safety education in study participants

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Table 4. Attitude difference before and after patient safety education in study participants

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Table 5. Self-confidence difference before and after patient safety education in study participants

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