Individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect 

Work with Individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect and shared values (Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice). Use the knowledge of one’s own role and those of other professions to appropriately assess and address the health care needs of patients and to promote and advance the health of populations (Roles/Responsibilities)

Individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect

 (https://hsc.unm.edu/ipe/resources/ipec-2016-core-competencies.pdf)
A. Work with Individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect and shared values (Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice)

B. Use the knowledge of one’s own role and those of other professions to appropriately assess. Also, address the health care needs of patients and to promote and advance the health of populations (Roles/Responsibilities)

C. Communicate with patients, families, communities, and professionals in health and other fields in a responsive. Also, responsible manner that supports a team approach to the promotion and maintenance of health. Additionally, prevention and treatment of disease (Interprofessional Communication)

D. Apply relationship building values. Additionally, the principles of team dynamics to perform effectively in different team roles to plan, deliver, and evaluate patient/population-centered care. Also, population health programs and policies that are safe, timely, efficient, effective, and equitable. (Teams and Teamwork)

Interprofessional Collaboration Activity Assignment:

Students will ask an interprofessional colleague to jointly interview a patient who has a chronic illnesses. Also, one who has been prescribed medications. The interview will serve to obtain a medical, family and social history. The information collected is then used create a collaborative problem list that illustrates the similarities and differences that the two healthcare providers identify in the patients’ care needs. The student’s problem list must be constructed from the viewpoint of a RN and NP, using nursing diagnoses and medical diagnoses to address the patient’s needs. Any type of healthcare provider is appropriate to collaborate with on this assignment, provided their profession has the scope and responsibility to assess a patient and establish a problem list.

The paper will include the following components:

Firstly, An overview of the experience including the setting, the interprofessional colleague collaborated with and a brief explanation of their role, training, world view and scope of practice.

Secondly,  A summary explanation of the patient’s case that highlights the pertinent history supporting problems identified.

Thirdly, A detailed problem list will be provided. The student will analyze and describe the similarities and differences noted between the problem lists of the RN/NP and that of their collaborating partner. This analysis will demonstrate an understanding of the role and training of each provider, and the impact this has on the problems identified for the patient.

Fourthly, The student will provide a reflection on the experience of participating in this activity. Consider experience, power, cultural interactions between the collaborating partners, and how that may or may not have influenced the experience. The student will describe what they learned from working with his/her colleague, what they were able to teach their partner about the RN/NP role, the benefits of interprofessional collaboration and how this experience might influence the student’s future nurse practitioner practice.

Further, the student will include a discussion of how this interprofessional activity experience addresses the IPEC competencies of interprofessional education.

The paper should be 6-8 pages in length and conform to APA guidelines (title page, headers, and reference pages required). A minimum of four (4) scholarly references will be included to support the students’ ideas or information provided in the paper.

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