Registered Nurses And Members Of Various Professions Exchange Knowledge

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Registered nurses and members of various professions exchange knowledge and ideas about how to deliver high quality health care, resulting in overlaps and constantly changing professional practice boundaries. This inter-professional team collaboration involves recognition of the expertise of others within and outside one’s profession and referral to those providers when appropriate. (American Nurses Association, 2010, p. 33)
As a part of an inter-professional healthcare team, the educational journal of a registered nurse must include inter-professional collaboration. According to the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (2010), the practice and advancement of the nursing profession must keep pace with the changing healthcare environment so they “can work effectively in inter-professional teams across of variety of healthcare settings, and can provide traditional nursing services as well as other needed services such as case and practice leadership, case management, health promotion, and disease prevention” (p. 2). On October 10, 2015, I attended the seminar, Lymphedema and Chronic Edema: Quick, Effective and Cutting-Edge Assessment and Treatment Strategies. It was held in the Pima Room at the Sheraton Hotel, 5151 E Grant Rd, Tucson AZ 85709. The seminar was hosted by PESI, Inc., a non-profit organization, with a long history in the continuing education seminar business dating back to 1979. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on…
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