Experience in Interprofessional Education among Midwivery Students: A Systematic Review

Laila Afiliasi Puji Nuraini 


Universitas Aisyiyah Yogyakarta



Background: Interprofessional Education (IPE) is categorized as a new and unknown program for several institutions in Indonesia. The World Health Organization (WHO) has planned to overcome the problems of human resources in the health sector system by implementing collaborative practice among health workers. This study aimed to systematically review the experience in IPE among midwifery students.

Subjects and Method: A systematic review was conducted by searching full text articles in PubMed and ProQuest from 2008-2018. The data were analyzed using Critical Appraisal Skill Program and the PEOS.

Results: Four out of 556 extracted studies discussed the experience of midwifery students on the IPE learning model. Midwifery students could understand their role and responsibility. Students found several obstacles that arise during the implementation of IPE. Some of them provided solutions to overcome obstacles in IPE.

Conclusion: The experience of midwifery students in IPE is important for understand the role and responsibility in interprofessional collaboration. Obstacles arise from students internal and external environmental factors.

Keywords: interprofessional education, experience, midwifery students

Correspondence: Laila Afiliasi Puji Nuraini. Universitas Aisyiyah Yogyakarta. Jl. Siliwangi (Ring Road West) No. 63 Mlangi, Nogotirto, Gamping, Sleman, Yogyakarta, 55292. Email: lailaoshin@gmail.com. Mobile: 085729068713.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/the6thicph.04.47

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