Learning Together: An Interprofessional Program for Medical and Nursing Students Visiting Wards of the Court

Rachel Bramson, Mary O'Keefe, Angela Hairrell, Cathy Hansen, Regina Bentley, Dana Gerlock

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This innovative pilot program teamed medical and nursing students to provide an underserved population, more specifically ward of the court, with care. This paper describes the interprofessional competencies selected, the special training provided for students, outcome measures of medical student perceptions, and challenges faced during the planning and implementation of the program.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-17
Number of pages3
JournalMedical Science Educator
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2014



  • Interdisciplinary
  • Medical students
  • Nursing students
  • Wards of the state

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Education

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