Interprofessional Rural Program of BC

Links & Resources

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IRPbc Documents:


IRPbc is shifting from its focus on once-a-year student teams in select communities, to the vision of rural communities providing interprofessional experiences for all students through patient-centred collaborative learning environments.  The following communities will be championing these shifts, however there is an opportunity for other rural communities to host students and engage in moving rural interprofessional learning forward.

A portion of our Transitional Document is show below.  To download a full pdf copy of the one page document, click here.


2011 Rural Interprofessional Health Education pdf.  Download Here





IRPbc also complements the work of Health Match BC (the province’s physician and nursing recruiting service) by exposing students to rural practice and life in a small community, and by revitalizing the work environment for health professionals who currently practice in rural communities.


IRPbc Program Evaluation Report: To view IRPbc’s Program Evaluation final  report please click here.

IRPbc Overview and Findings: To view IRPbc’s Overview and Findings report please click here.

IRPbc Report: The Interprofessional Rural Program of British Columbia (IRPbc) is pleased to provide this overview of the program, its progress and outcomes of the past 22 months.Click here for the .pdf version.

These posters were presented in May 2004 conference, “All Together Better Health: Progress in International Education and Collaborative Practice,” organized by the College of Health Disciplines, University of British Columbia.

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Overview of the program and how it works, key success factors, and student perspectives of what the IRPbc experience provides

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IRPbc community information, and perspectives from Bella Coola, Hazelton, Port McNeill, and Fort St. John

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Winter 2004 students in Trail reflect on their IRPbc experiences

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