BIPOLAR (Kolaborasi Psikologi dan Kedokteran) – The Collaboration of Psychology and Medical Students – Indonesia (CIMSA-ISMKI)

Name of the activity: BIPOLAR (Kolaborasi Psikologi dan Kedokteran) – The Collaboration of Psychology and Medical Students

Country/NMO: Indonesia (CIMSA-ISMKI)

Program: Medical Education Systems


Contact information: [email protected]

Type of the activity: Education


General description:

This activity consists of talk shows and FGD about IPE facilitated by the Professionals and visit the mental hospital to see the real collaboration between docters and other healts profesions.

Focus area:

Students’ involvement in medical education | Curriculum design/development

Problem statement:

Based on the survey result, only 7,7% of psychology students and 37,5% of medical student in Faculty of Medicine UNS understand about IPE (Interprofessional Education). Also, the students knowledge about the differences between doctors, psychiatrist, psycholgist are still minimal.

Target groups and beneficiaries:

Medical students participates to improve the importance of IPE. In this activity that is between psychiatrist and psychologist to improve the health of the patiens with mental disorder.

Objectives and indicators of success:

Min 50% participants know the importance of IPE
Trains min. 50% the organizing comittees to improve knowledge and ability The organizing committees presence min. 50%
Educating all of the participants about IPE especially about psychiatrist and psycholgist through Focus Group Discussion


We held a talkshow for medical and psychology student with Mufti Akbar as a speaker. He has been learning about IPE abroad. Students can uncover the importance of IPE as healthcare proffesionals in the future. Beside, the participants also visited the mental hospital to see directly how the collaboration between psychiatrist and psycholog works. We also conduct a talkshow about the work areas of psychiatrist and psychologist, and implementations of IPE in the real situation.

Plans for evaluation:

We conducted an assessment through questionnaires and the result, there are still many students who do not know about IPE and how its implementation in the life of the profession. We distributed the same questionnaire after the activity so that the impacts of this activity could be measured.

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