The ODHA has compiled this list of resources that new graduates as well as experienced dental hygienists can access to increase their knowledge base on interprofessional collaboration resources.
The CIHC national hub for interprofessional education, collaboration in healthcare practice, and patient-centred care. You can access it here.
All health care professionals must strive to understand, appreciate and respect the roles that they each play in improving a patient’s/client’s health and well being. This document is intended as a guide to help dental hygienists work effectively and collaboratively with members of health care teams. Click here to read more.
This resource lists barriers faced by organizations, teams, individuals, and independent providers in interprofessional collaboration, and solutions to overcome them. Click here to read more.
Oral Health Nursing Education & Practice (OHNEP) has developed an Interprofessional Oral Health Faculty Toolkit to integrate oral health and primary care practice. Although this toolkit is aimed at Nurse Practitioners and Midwifery, dental hygienists and dental hygiene educators may find this resource of value. Click here for the toolkit.
This highlights the current status of interprofessional collaboration around the world, identifies the mechanisms that shape successful collaborative teamwork and outlines a series of action items that policy-makers can apply within their local health system. Click here to read more.
This document provides an overview of IPC. Click here to access.
This page lists provincial and national associations/societies and regulatory colleges that provide additional information for the regulated health professionals. Click here to read more.
This toolkit provides the basis for supporting, educating and coaching teams to evolve into Interprofessional practice. Also provides self/team assessment tools for each of the IPC domains. Click here to access the toolkit.
This FAQ provides answers to frequently asked questions that arise in interprofessional collaboration. Click here to access it.
The Journal offers both pay-to-view and open access articles on interprofessional collaboration. Click here to read more.
This is an open access journal on interprofessional collaboration. Click here to access it.
This document describes an approach to competencies that can guide interprofessional education and collaborative practice for all professions in a variety of contexts. Click here to read more.
This site contains presentations, recordings and reading materials from the symposium. Click here to access it.
The PPOD Toolkit shows PPOD practitioners how they can work with each other, as well as with all other members of the health care team, such as primary health care providers, physician assistants, nurse educators, and community health workers, to promote better outcomes for people with diabetes. Click here to access the toolkit.