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partnership in nursing

-nursing is a profession focused on collaborative relationships that promote the best possible outcome
-interprofessional vs. intraprofessional
-interdisciplinary vs. intradisciplinary
-many factors can have an impact on decision-making related to care-provider assignments as well as the need for consultant and collaboration among care providers


quality practice environment

-support the delivery of safe, compassionate, competent and ethical care while maximizing the health of clients and nurses
-puts clients and their health-care needs at the centre of care and decision making
-are essential in all domains of nursing practice


interprofessional team

teams where people with distinct disciplinary training work together for a common purpose
-make different yet complementary contributions to patient focused care
-mutual respect based on the premise that all members make essential and meaningful contributions in the achievement of clinical outcomes


advantages of an interprofessional team

-effective use of multiple expertise
-decreased repetition of services
-increased innovative solutions to complex problems
-provides motivation and increased self esteem in team and individual performance
-greater sharing of responsibility
-greater job satisfaction


interprofessional practice

-how do health care professionals develop skills for effective collaboration?
-HCP have common starting point
-there are inter-professional educational experiences
-not "I am better than you, but rather how can we bring our respective skills and knowledge together to provide comprehensive care"


application of collaboration (institute of medicine)

-create and maintain trust throughout organization, deploy staff in adequate numbers, create a culture of openness so that errors are reported, involves staff in decisions making pertaining to work design and flow, actively manage the change process


team vs. groups

-team is a means rather than an end
-teams are more common in health care
-teams typlically feel committed to one another, have operating guidelines and a shared vision


inter professional practice outcomes

-familiarize with each others activities and roles
-work collaboratively to improve care
-broader supply of knowledge, skills and this increases access to care for all.
-more career mobility
-research productivity
- innovations in health care