Courses and programs

Foundations of Interprofessional Teamwork Workshop - 1-hour sessions


Welcome to the Foundations of Interprofessional Teamwork Workshop - 1-hour sessions.

Foundations of Interprofessional Teamwork program can be delivered as unit-based learning with four one-hour sessions. The program has been developed to foster participation, discussion and reflection between all new graduate health professionals using various scenarios, simulation and role-play. It builds on the content in the online Foundation Skills modules. The aim is to equip staff with the essential knowledge and skills to engage in collaborative approaches to person and family centred care.

The four individual 1-hour workshops are:

  • Person and Family Centred Care
  • Reflective Practice and Teamwork
  • Clarifying Roles, Values and Ethics
  • Communication and Conflict Management


At the completion of this workshop participants will:

  • plan collaborative practices to deliver safe and high quality person and family centred care
  • demonstrate confidence when applying interprofessional teamwork principles in the delivery of person and family centred care
  • discuss the importance of role clarification as an essential component for collaborative practice
  • acknowledge professional ethics and values and recognise their impact on the clinical context
  • develop personal strategies to improve interprofessional communication in order to provide coordinated, person and family centred care
  • demonstrate active listening, critical thinking and reflective practice skills to improve team communication
  • identify strategies to effectively manage conflict within the interprofessional healthcare team.


This workshop is applicable for all staff and may qualify for up to 4.0 hrs of Continuous Professional Development.