Impact of Interprofessional Education on Collaboration Attitudes Among The Student of Medical Faculty and Health Sciences Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta

Salmah Orbayinah, Laksmi Putri Utami


Background: Overlapping roles of health professionals may lead to many medication errors at the Hospital. This is due to a lack of understanding of a health profession on the competence of other health professions. So we need the IPE (Interprofessional Education) which is given to students at the stage of pre-clinical and clinical. IPE is a collaborative learning among healthcare professionals in promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative and other matters related to health.

Objective: This study aims to know  the impact of IPE  on collaboration attitudes among the student of Medical Faculty  and Health Sciences Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (FKIK UMY).

Methods: The study was descriptive with cross sectional approach. The sampling technique is purposive. Sample consists of 94 students who had followed the IPE, they are  23 students medical profession, 25 students dentistry profession, 25 students nursing profession and 21 pharmacy undergraduate students. Instrument used in this research was questionnaire, which referred to the  Attitudes Toward Health Care Teams Scale (ATHCT. Collaboration attitudes consists of the attitude towards team’s value, attitudes toward team’s efficiency, and attitudes toward roles in the team .Collaboration attitudes can be divided into four categories: good, adequate, low and poor.

Results: 70,2% of students have good collaboration attitudes. The highest percentage in good category is the attitudes toward team’s values (88.3%). Conclusion: IPE program can improve collaboration attitudes of students. A good collaboration attitudes  can improve health services for patients when they have been working as a professional health workers

Keywords: Collaboration attitudes, IPE

Full Text: PDF
Download the IISTE publication guideline!

To list your conference here. Please contact the administrator of this platform.

Paper submission email:

ISSN 2422-8419

Please add our address "" into your email contact list.

This journal follows ISO 9001 management standard and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Copyright ©