Using Technology to Support Teamwork
Draft a 3–5-page report on how nurses use technology to collaborate and how the use of technology can improve patient safety and quality outcomes.
No one would argue that we live in an increasingly electronic world, or that we continue to move more toward mobile technology.
But what does that mean for health care and nursing? In this assessment you will consider topics at the intersection of health care technology and interprofessional collaboration.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 1: Explain strategies for effective interprofessional teamwork and collaboration in health care delivery.
Explain the role of virtual modalities such as Telemedicine and electronic ICU in promoting interprofessional collaboration.
Describe how nurses can use current and emerging technologies to build teamwork and interprofessional collaboration.
Explain the benefits and limitations of using virtual modalities in interprofessional collaborations.
Competency 2: Analyze the implications of working with interprofessional teams in multifaceted health care settings.
Explain the role of virtual modalities such as Telemedicine and electronic ICU in promoting improved patient safety.
Describe how nurses can use current and emerging technologies to improve patient safety.
Explain the legal and ethical implications of using social media in interprofessional collaborations.
Competency4: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations of a nursing professional.
Write content clearly and logically, with correct use of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.
Correctly format citations and references using current APA style.