Using Technology to Support Teamwork
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Subject area: Nursing
Education Level: Undergraduate/College
Length: 3 pages
Referencing style: APA
Preferred English: US English
Spacing Option: Double
Instructions: 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. SHOW LESS 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.
Focus: Preparation Look in the library and on professional Internet sites for scholarly articles on the use of technology and social media in interprofessional collaboration. Requirements Your organization is in the process of developing some new policies and guidelines regarding the use of technology and social media in the workplace. You have been asked to draft a report on how nursing uses technology to collaborate, and how the use of technology can improve patient safety and quality outcomes. Format this assessment as a professional report. Follow APA guidelines for your in-text citations and references. Within your report, address the following: Explain the role of Telemedicine, electronic ICU, and other virtual modalities in promoting interprofessional collaboration and improved patient safety. Describe how nurses can use current and emerging technologies as part of an overall strategy to build teamwork and collaboration and improve patient safety. Explain the benefits and limitations of these types of virtual modalities in supporting interprofessional collaboration and improving patient safety. Explain the legal and ethical implications of using social media (Twitter, Facebook, online forums, et cetera) in interprofessional collaborative efforts. Your completed assessment should be 3–5 pages in length, not including the title page and references page. Support your statements and opinions with references to and citations for at least three scholarly or professional resources.