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Table 3 Barriers and enablers of IPL

From: Introduction to the Peer Teacher Training in health professional education supplement series

Potential barriers to IPL Potential enablers of IPL
Timetabling clashes and restrictions Embedding interprofessional activities within curricula
Cultural barriers within organisations and departments IPL ‘champions’ among disciplines
Preference of disciplines to work in their silos Leadership in IPL from management
Negative attitudes of faculty and departments Enthusiasm towards IPL within organisations
Students’ negative attitudes towards professions Adequate knowledge and understanding of other professions
Inadequate preparation by participants Adequate preparation of learners prior to IPL activities