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Optometry and the Future of Health Care: Schools and Colleges Embrace Interprofessional Education

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January 18, 2016

“Optometry and the Future of Health Care: Schools and Colleges Embrace Interprofessional Education” from ASCO’s blog “Why interprofessional health care education?” As a pre-optometry student, it is the question you should be asking. In a nutshell the answer is, because the interprofessional team approach setting is how optometrists will be required to practice in the future…. Read More ›

First Year OD and PA Students Participated in Poverty Simulation: Part of Course in Public Health

Through my continuing efforts to put a face on interprofessional education, here is an article about an exercise that both our optometry and physician assistant students participated in together. . . FULLERTON, CA. – The campus community at Marshall B. Ketchum University was invited to partake in its first-ever Poverty Simulation last Friday, November 20, 2015…. Read More ›

The Answer: Interprofessional Education at MBKU

Your optometric education has a shelf life.  Any doctor with a professional degree would agree with this statement–a statement that applies to your own future as well. When you graduate as a doctor of optometry, right away, like that shiny brand new car driven off the showroom floor, your optometric education starts to age. How then… Read More ›

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