Nurse’s role has a unique contribution in the interprofessional team. The interprofessional team are group of individuals in a various healthcare disciplines communicating and working together towards common goals to provide quality, individualized care for patients. Each team members from different profession and occupation collaborates, supports, enhances, and provides knowledge, skills, and attitudes to coordinate processes and interventions. Nurse’s offers specialized service to society to meet the health care needs of their clients.
Teams and Teamwork According to the Interprofessional Education Collaborative Expert Panel (2011), there are several specific values and ethical competencies to follow. The ethical considerations are related to providing safe and appropriate care to all patients. This follows the core competency of providing respect and privacy to patients while maintaining confidentiality
As shortages in the health care system continually increase, the media and government leaders frequently emphasize the problem lies in the lack of health care providers available to manage the system. The Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (2008) states that the problem is not simply solved by producing and admitting more health professional students, but by “changing the way health services are delivered and the manner in which providers interact with each other” (p. 7). As a future registered nurse going into the largest profession in the health system, I can expect to always be a member of a collaborative team. Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) is the “process of developing and maintaining effective interprofessional working
Working in partnership with others is a fundamental aspect of my role as a healthcare assistant. Collaboration and teamwork are crucial in providing holistic and high-quality care to individuals. By fostering strong partnerships with patients, their families, and the wider healthcare team, I aim to create a supportive and coordinated approach to healthcare delivery. Firstly, I recognize the importance of building a collaborative relationship with patients and their families.
The online Family Nurse Practitioner program at Drexel University was the first program I considered when deciding to continue my education. As a working professional, I appreciate its online plan of study that gives me independence so I could continue with my career while getting the education needed to achieve my goal as a Family Nurse Practitioner. I value that Drexel University’s online programs follow the same high academic standards and accreditation as programs on campus, resulting in receiving the same outstanding education. From attending the undergraduate BSN ACE program of Drexel University, I have obtained exceptional education and valuable skills that was needed to be a Registered Nurse. I have bloomed from being a task-oriented
a. This portfolio shows the educational journey through the BSN program at Western Governors University(WGU). The curriculum at WGU was very challenging, nonetheless it prepared me to become a safe and effective nurse. The BSN curriculum provided avenues to keep me up to date with safe practices and learn how to master therapeutic communication. WGU also helped me sharpen my critical thinking skills in order to make decisions quickly and provide safe and effective care to patients. As the result of my training, I am ready to embark in the field of nursing and do my best to make a difference in my patients lives.
Each morning patients came in for assessment and the treatment team developed or altered existing treatment protocols. I longed to be part of this team, working to stabilize each patient so they could return home to pursue their goals. The nurses stood out to me as the team members at ground zero in the unit, working directly with patients, and advocating for them in meetings. As a Nurse Practitioner, I will provide this same standard of holistic care to my patients, taking into consideration their biological, social, psychological and cultural needs while developing and implementing treatment decisions.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has a strong stance on nurses and leadership. They believe that nurses are a vital component to health care system and nurses in leadership roles can have a positive impact on such. Nurses are in all sorts of roles within the health care systems ranging from a staff nurse, nurse managers, to advance practice, all the way to congress (Finkelman & Kenner, 2013). In addition, they even serve in the boardroom within some health care organizations. Leadership doesn’t necessarily mean a nurse in a manager position, but a nurse who has an influence on staff.
Working in a hospital setting with a team that has members from many disciplines can sometimes lead to issues that are easily solved if only they are acknowledged. Some of the major issues within IP care are philosophical differences, disparity in power amongst the health care professionals (HCP), communication between the members, and inexperience in team working. The solutions that are mentioned in the following paragraphs are applicable in general and are not specific to certain cases, hence, the solutions do not apply to every
When you are the nurses that is having a predicament that you cannot leave, your other patients are on the back of your mind, and you are hoping the others are helping them if they need it. It is great to know that the others on the team support you, and will help you when you need it. Teamwork assures that all of the patients are receiving care and stay safe while their primary nurse assists with a more urgent
Question 1. Important aspects of teams in a healthcare environment. In general, one important aspect of a team in a healthcare environment is the emergence of teamwork. In teamwork, every team members has a role to partake so that the organizational goals of the institution will be met and success will be achieved.
Introduction Teamwork builds up the ability of nurses and other healthcare providers to implement higher quality and a more holistic care. In this essay, firstly, I am going to discuss about teamwork in nursing. Secondly, I am going to talk about the importance of teamwork within nurses and other healthcare providers. Thirdly, I am going to discuss about the benefits of having teamwork and proper delegation needed among nurses. And lastly, using Singapore nursing board, code of ethics and professional conduct that direct to this clinical situation.
This situation presented an unresolved conflict between myself and the vice principal in my clinical placement. This conflict can be linked with the nursing concepts of interprofessional collaboration and communication, role clarification, and power. Therefore, it is understandable that nursing students working within an interprofessional team that does not demonstrate respect and understanding will result to ineffective care, health promotion delivery, and impede professional development. Interprofessional collaboration amongst health and non-health professionals is integral in optimizing health outcomes and promoting health.