A Critical Assessment Of Interprofessional Working Of Health Care

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This essay aims to provide a critical analyse upon interprofessional working in health care presenting its importance and identifying issues and barriers that impact on the patients ' treatment. Furthermore, a multidisciplinary team meeting will be presented to identify the impact of different health care professionals such as a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist and a nurse have on a patient with complex need and how the patient receives the care needed due to the collaborative practice. In addition, a comparison between physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nursing practice will be outlined regarding professional regulation and both pre-registration and continuing…show more content…
On the other hand, The Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE 2017) accentuate the importance of interprofessional education as is aiming to provide the students the opportunity to acknowledge the significance of interprofessioanl working and its impact on practice through exposure and engagement to collaborating working from an early stage and implemented in the training. Consequently, it was recognised that interprofessional working impact substantially on the quality of care and core recommendations were made and guidance was published to support health and social care staff to overcome barriers and limitations of an active collaboration between different agencies. Main body The multidisciplinary team (MDT) meeting that the author attended was regarding Laura 's case, a 62 year old lady that lives alone and had a fall followed by knee surgery at her right leg which now needed rehabilitation. Laura also has Hypertension, arthritis and recently diagnosed with Parkinson which are managed with medication. In the MDT attended Laura and her daughter, the physiotherapist, occupational therapist, the nurse and the author as a
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