Valéria Leonello, Nursing Professor
Professor PhD
Nursing School at University of São Paulo
Nurse, Professor and Researcher. Graduation in Nursing. Master's (2007) and PhD (2012) from the School of Nursing at the University of São Paulo (EEUSP). Associate Professor (Free Lecturer) of the Department of Professional Guidance at EEUSP. Leader of the Health and Nursing Management and Education Research Group in the Interprofessional Collaborative Perspective. Coordination and participation in research projects in the areas of interprofessional health education, teaching by competence and health work process, from an interprofessional perspective. Member of the Brazilian Network of Education and Interprofessional Work in Health (ReBETIS).

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: The Interprofessional Health Education (IPE) is expanding in Brazilian Health Higher Education despite the dominance of teaching for specific competences in each health profession. In order to strengthen IPE, it is necessary to include this approach in the courses’ curricula, with a clear intentionality about their theoretical-methodological precepts. Thus, we raise a question: which educational theories have been used in the IPE field?. The aim is to reflect how interprofessional education can be guided by educational theories. Methodology: Reflective study based on international…
BACKGROUND: Preceptorship is essential for Interprofessional Health Education (IPE) programmes. The preceptor is a health professional that works in a health service and facilitates learning between learners from multiple professions in practice environments. Attributes for interprofessional facilitation have been cited in the literature, however specificities for interprofessional precepting are not indicated. It is unclear what are the competencies for preceptors to develop and deliver IPE. This study aimed to map the preceptor competencies in IPE with the research question based on the PCC…