In this topic, the learner will get to know the theories behind patient education and counseling as well as the models used. The topic also addresses different professional`s roles in breast cancer patient education including the aspect of teamwork. After completing the lecture, the student may test his/her knowledge of the topic by crossword puzzle. For the completion, there is an Exam quiz comprising of 10 multiple-choice questions. Note that there may be more than one correct answer.

Learning outcome: Demonstrate advanced knowledge of theories and principles for interprofessional collaboration and user involvement in patient counseling and patient education

Learning material

The topic content is delivered by the lecture video (22 min) below. There is a mandatory reading list for independent learning as well.

Mandatory reading

  1. Schot E, Tummers L, Noordegraaf M. Working on working together. A systematic review on how healthcare professionals contribute to interprofessional collaboration. 2019.Journal of Interprofessional Care. 34 (3): 332-342.
  2. D´Amour D, Goulet L, Labadie JF, San Martin-Rodriguez, Pineault R. A model and typology of collaboration between professionals in healthcare organizations. 2008.BMC Health Services Research. 8:188
  3. Shahsavari H, Matory P, Zare Z, Taleghani F, Akbari Kaji M. Effect of self-care education on the quality of life in patients with breast cancer. 2015. Journal of Education and Health Promotion. 4:70.

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