NHS-FP5004 Capella University Interprofessional team Assessment 1

Draft a proposal of 4–5 pages for the development of an interprofessional team to address a problem in delivering safe, high-quality health care.

Read each portion of the assessment carefully and see if the suggested resources can help you complete it.

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Effective interprofessional collaboration is an essential strategy for health care leaders in delivering safe, high-quality health care and reducing costs. The ability to establish effective professional relationships among internal and external resources is the foundation of collaboration (Lawson, 2004).

This assessment provides an opportunity to consider the practical value and implementation of a collaborative strategy in your professional practice or area of interest.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Explain the concepts, principles, and characteristics of effective health care leadership.
    • Analyze the factors contributing to a problematic health care issue.
  • Competency 2: Explain the role of health care leaders in facilitating interprofessional collaboration.
    • Explain the need for interprofessional collaboration to improve the quality and safety of health care in specific instances.
    • Assess the effectiveness of a particular leadership approach in building and maintaining interprofessional collaborative relationships.
    • Develop a collaborative plan for improving the quality and safety of health care in specific instances.
    • Determine the leader’s role in implementing collaborative health care improvement projects.
  • Competency 4: Determine the influence of the practitioner-scholar role on professional practice and leadership development.
    • Determine how the practitioner-scholar model might be applied in resolving a particular health care issue.
  • Competency 5: Communicate effectively with diverse audiences, in an appropriate form and style, consistent with applicable organizational, professional, and scholarly standards.
    • Develop a strategy for communicating the progress of interprofessional teams to organizational leaders.
    • Write coherently to support a central idea, using correct grammar, mechanics, and APA formatting.
Reference

Lawson, H. (2004). The logic of collaboration in education and the human services. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 18(3), 225–237.

Question to consider

As you prepare to complete this assessment, you may want to think about other related issues to deepen your understanding or broaden your viewpoint. You are encouraged to consider the questions below and discuss them with a fellow learner, a work associate, an interested friend, a family member, or a member of your professional community. Note that these questions are for your own development and exploration and do not need to be completed or submitted as part of your assessment.

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  • How do you approach a problem or challenge within your organization, when you observe it?
  • How often have you needed to find credible information to solve a personal or professional problem? How did you find the information you needed?
  • What are the advantages of an interprofessional team?
  • What are peer-reviewed resources? Why are peer-reviewed resources considered to be credible and valid?
  • What kind of communication skills do you possess?

Please also complete project proposal template