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Editorial (Dr SS Agarwal, Dr K K Aggarwal)
28th April 2016
Values and Ethics of Interprofessional Collaboration
Work with individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect and shared values.
Specific competencies 
  • VE1. Place the interests of patients and populations at the center of interprofessional healthcare delivery. 
  • VE2. Respect the dignity and privacy of patients while maintaining confidentiality in the delivery of team-based care. 
  • VE3. Embrace the cultural diversity and individual differences that characterize patients, populations, and the healthcare team. 
  • VE4. Respect the unique cultures, values, roles/responsibilities, and expertise of other health professions. 
  • VE5. Work in cooperation with those who receive care, those who provide care, and others who contribute to or support the delivery of prevention and health services.
  • VE6. Develop a trusting relationship with patients, families, and other team members. 
  • VE7. Demonstrate high standards of ethical conduct and quality of care in one’s contributions to team-based care. 
  • VE8. Manage ethical dilemmas specific to interprofessional patient-/population-centered care situations. 
  • VE9. Act with honesty and integrity in relationships with patients, families, and other team members. 
  • VE10. Maintain competence in one’s own profession appropriate to scope of practice
(Source: Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Core Competencies)
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