The school promotes a collaborative learning environment to prepare you to transform the future of healthcare.

Come to BCIT to:
You will graduate as a well rounded professional with the skills to adapt to the ever changing healthcare environment

What is interprofessional collaboration?

"Interprofessional collaboration is the process of developing and maintaining effective interprofessional working relationships with learners, practitioners, patients/clients/ families and communities to enable optimal health outcomes."

National Interprofessional Competency Framework – CIHC, 2010

What is interprofessional education?

"Interprofessional education occurs when students from two or more professions learn about, from and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes"

WHO – 2010

The Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (CIHC) competency framework [PDF] highlights six (6) competency domains describing the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for interprofessional education.

Why is Interprofessional Education Important?

Evidenced-based research suggests that Interprofessional education leads to interprofessional collaboration and improves:

How can I participate?