Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training 2.0

A collaborative team-based approach to delivering care

Maryanne M Giuliante, Sherry A Greenberg, Margaret V McDonald, Allison Squires, Ronnie Moore, Tara A Cortes

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Interprofessional collaborative education and practice has become a cornerstone of optimal person-centered management in the current complex health care climate. This is especially important when working with older adults, many with multiple chronic conditions and challenging health care needs. This paper describes a feasibility study of the Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training 2.0 (GITT 2.0) program focused on providing interprofessional care to complex and frail older adults with multiple chronic conditions. A concurrent triangulation mixed-methods design facilitated program implementation and evaluation. Over three years (2013-2016), 65 graduate students from nursing, midwifery, social work, and pharmacy participated along with 25 preceptors. Participants were surveyed on their attitudes toward interprofessional collaboration pre and post-intervention and participated in focus groups. While attitudes toward interprofessional collaboration did not change quantitatively, focus groups revealed changes in language and enhanced perspectives of participants. Based on the evaluation data, the GITT 2.0 Toolkit was refined for use in interprofessional education and practice activities related to quality initiatives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Interprofessional Care
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StateE-pub ahead of print - Apr 6 2018

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Geriatrics
Focus Groups
Education
Delivery of Health Care
Frail Elderly
Nursing Students
Program Evaluation
Midwifery
Feasibility Studies
Social Work
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Multiple Chronic Conditions

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Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training 2.0 : A collaborative team-based approach to delivering care. / Giuliante, Maryanne M; Greenberg, Sherry A; McDonald, Margaret V; Squires, Allison; Moore, Ronnie; Cortes, Tara A.

In: Journal of Interprofessional Care, 06.04.2018, p. 1-5.

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