Editorial: Relevance of Interprofessional Education for Nursing

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Author:  Ibero-American Journal of Nursing Education and Research

Publication date: March 2019

Summary: The Ibero-American Journal of Nursing Education and Research of the Latin American Association of Nursing Schools (ALADEFE) brings the editorial by Mercedes Pérez Etchetto, Graduate in Nursing and Professor of the Faculty of Nursing of the University of the Republic and one of the responsible for implementing the IPE in Uruguay.

Mercedes emphasizes that IPE is an unprecedented strategy and opens a new challenge for nurses training, transcending mere discipline and favoring their insertion into interprofessional health teams with a broad and holistic concept, in accordance with the global scientific and technological development of the discipline, as well as the integration of health services and education.