Week 5 Discussion: Interprofessional Collaboration (graded)

Week 5 Discussion: Interprofessional Collaboration (graded)
This week’s graded topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO).

CO7: Integrates the professional role of leader, teacher, communicator, and manager of care to plan cost-effective, quality healthcare to consumers in structured and unstructured settings. (PO#7)

Planning for our patients during times of transitions (for example: hospital to home, home to rehabilitation facility) involves collaboration with a number of healthcare professionals. Please address the following questions:

How does your facility promote interprofessional collaboration during times of patient transitions?
What is the role of the nurse in patient transitions?
What gaps can you identify in this process related to quality of care? (If you are not currently in practice, please use a previous role or clinical experience in your answers.)
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Transition of care refers to the process where a patient moves from one care facility to another with the aim of getting health services. For instance, patients transition from hospital to home environment or from hospital to residential care units. Transitions are a vital process of a patient’s journey through healthcare

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