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Type of publication: conference paper
Type of publication (PDB): Tezės Clarivate Analytics Web of Science Master Journal List / Theses in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science Master Journal List (T1b)
Field of Science: Sociologija / Sociology (S005)
Author(s): Brunevičiūtė, Raimonda;Večkienė, Nijolė Petronėlė
Title: Cooperation-oriented curricula for physicians and social workers
Is part of: Journal of rehabilitation medicine. Stockholm, Sweden : Taylor & Francis, Vol. 43, no. 9, 2011
Extent: p. 845-845
Date: 2011
Note: 2nd Baltic and North Sea conference on physical and rehabilitation medicine "From Biomechanisms to Outcomes!" : Vilnius, Lithuania, September 28-30, 2011
Keywords: Physicians;Social work;Manpower;Communication;Cooperative behavior
Abstract: Introduction: The study focuses on the possibilities for overcoming the barriers stipulated by different professional cultures through the cooperation of physicians and social workers. The object of the study is changes of aims in curricula of physicians and of social workers. Aim: The study aimed at the substantiation of the changes in the cooperation oriented curriculum. The study was organized in triangulation: a) interpretation of the results of the qualitative analysis of practical cases, revealing different knowledge about the same interventional situations, and different attitudes of the employees of healthcare and social work institutions, b) the analysis of aims of the curricula, which revealed the fragmentary character of the preconditions for intercultural communication, c) analysis of graduation works, which showed that the students’ choice to apply the multidisciplinary approach in studies of health and social issues was not limited to narrow professional viewpoints and created preconditions for cooperation in an interdisciplinary team. Method: The study was based on the capital (social, cultural) approach. Cultural capital is important when bridging social capital as it may promote partnerships, cooperation and intercultural understanding (Bourdieu, 1994, Gendron, 2004). Interpretation of the results was performed with the help of the collaboration theory (Abramson, Rosenthal, 1995). This theory emphasizes the importance of agreement on common aims between professionals of different fields in a team. Walter and Petr (2000) analytical model was used as the basic model. This model defines nine main dimensions of interdisciplinary collaboration. Results: The methods applied in the study were content analysis and interpretation. This analysis allows for stating that in the aims of the curricula of physicians and of social workers, there emerged changes that allow for a discussion on [...]
Affiliation(s): Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universitetas. Medicinos akademija
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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