Demonstration of Proficiency
Explain strategies for managing human and financial resources to promote organizational health. Identify how poor collaboration can result in inefficient management of human and financial resources supported by evidence from the literature.
Explain how interdisciplinary collaboration can be used to achieve desired patient and systems outcomes. Reflect on an interdisciplinary collaboration experience noting ways in which it was successful and unsuccessful in achieving desired outcomes. Identify best-practice interdisciplinary collaboration strategies to help a team to achieve its goals and work more effectively together.
Explain how change management theories and leadership strategies can enable interdisciplinary teams to achieve specific organizational goals. Identify best-practice leadership strategies from the literature, which would improve an interdisciplinary team’s ability to achieve its goals.
Apply professional, scholarly, evidence-based communication strategies to impact patient, interdisciplinary team, and systems outcomes. Communicate in a professional manner that is easily audible and uses proper grammar. Format reference list in current APA style.
This assessment will help you to become a reflective practitioner. By considering your own successes and shortcomings in interprofessional collaboration, you will increase awareness of your problem-solving abilities. You will create a video of your reflections, including a discussion of best practices of interprofessional collaboration and leadership strategies, cited in the literature.
As part of an initiative to build effective collaboration at your Vila Health site, where you are a nurse, you have been asked to reflect on a project or experience in which you collaborated interprofessionally and examine what happened during the collaboration, identifying positive aspects and areas for improvement.
Be sure that your assessment addresses the following criteria. Please study the scoring guide carefully so you will know what is needed for a distinguished score:
Reflect on an interdisciplinary collaboration experience, noting ways in which it was successful and unsuccessful in achieving desired outcomes.
Identify how poor collaboration can result in inefficient management of human and financial resources, citing supporting evidence from the literature.
Identify best-practice leadership strategies from the literature that would improve an interdisciplinary team’s ability to achieve its goals, citing at least one author from the literature.
Identify best-practice interdisciplinary collaboration strategies to help a team achieve its goals and work together, citing the work of at least one author.
Communicate in a professional manner, is easily audible, and uses proper grammar. Format reference list in current APA style.
You will need to relate an experience that you have had collaborating on a project. This could be at your current or former place of practice, or another relevant project that will enable you to address the requirements. In addition to describing your experience, you should explain aspects of the collaboration that helped the team make progress toward relevant goals or outcomes, as well as aspects of the collaboration that could have been improved.
A simplified gap-analysis approach may be useful: