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Interprofessional Learning: the Attitudes of Medical, Nursing and Pharmacy Students to Shared Learning at Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Hossein Dargahi 1 , * , Mandana Shirazi 2 and Seyed Amir Yazdanparast 3
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1 Health Care Management Department, School of Allied Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Medical Education Department, Center for Educational Research in Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Medical Laboratory Sciences Department, School of Allied Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Thrita: December 10, 2012, 1 (2); 44-8
  • Published Online: December 1, 2012
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 15, 2012
  • Revised: May 21, 2012
  • Accepted: June 1, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/thrita.5203

To Cite: Dargahi H, Shirazi M, Yazdanparast S A. Interprofessional Learning: the Attitudes of Medical, Nursing and Pharmacy Students to Shared Learning at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Thrita. 2012 ;1(2):44-8. doi: 10.5812/thrita.5203.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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