Teamwork And Collaboration In Nursing

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Intro- Collaboration with the interdisciplinary team plays a big part in the care of a patient.
Coming together as one is an essential to promote the health that is needed in order to define the outcome for what’s best for the patient. The importance of the teamwork and collaboration to the professional nursing is very important since the nurse is providing the bedside care of the patient. Which directions to go in as far as the orders will come from the interdisciplinary team?
With feedback from the nurse, changes need to be made.

Meeting the needs and what is best for the patient which is the outcome of the care, building a healthy relationship and most of all knowing the patient’s needs. According to Hook (2104), presence empathy
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Treating all patients with dignity, respect, and understanding to their cultural values and autonomy. Each patient comes with their own religious belief. With patient-centered care as health care providers, we have to have ways to work around a patient with different beliefs. Catering to their culture differences and needs is a must in order to fulfill their needs. Involvement of the family is a big part of the collaboration and also with patient-centered care. Family at that moment may have in site information that the patient isn’t sharing or know how the patient is feeling. Or the family member maybe the Healthcare Surrogate and have to make decisions that are needed at that moment. Not only is the patient the focus but…show more content…
The patient is more likely to focus all their questions and concerns to the nurse. When then the nurse becomes the patient advocate letting the physician know the effect of the medication the progress that the patient is making. That open communication and collaboration effort is a must.
The nurse is more hands on and communicates with every member of the team.
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) is an asset to the team as well. Patient Care Technician (PCT) assist the nurse and attend to the daily needs of the patient. Also the eyes and ears for the nurse. The social worker as a role is to help connect the patient with the resources that is needed within the community upon discharge and also some while in the healthcare setting.
Dietitian meeting the needs if the patients’ needs as ordered from a nutritional point of view.
Including foods that can help with the healing process and take those that are not needed.
Implementing education to the patient on a healthy diet. Therapists is a wide variety to choose from. From the speech therapist to the occupational therapist and also the Physical therapist. Their role from aiding those who need to be taught
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