(Answered) NR451 Week 5 Discussion: Interprofessional Collaboration (graded)

Discussion Questions

Planning for our patients during times of transitions (for example: hospital to home, home to rehabilitation facility) involves collaboration with a number of healthcare professionals. Please address the following questions:

  • How does your facility promote interprofessional collaboration during times of patient transitions?
  • What is the role of the nurse in patient transitions?
  • What gaps can you identify in this process related to quality of care? (If you are not currently in practice, please use a previous role or clinical experience in your answers.)


Transitioning patients from one area of care to another is a collaborative effort. Interprofessional collaboration is promoted within my facility by discharge planning from admission. SBAR is a tool that is enforced to create clear and concise communication to aid in transitions of care. In the intensive care units, multidisciplinary rounding is done at least once a shift. During these rounds goals of care are addressed.……please click the icon below to purchase full answer at $5