Traditionally, healthcare education and training take place in separate schools for each profession. However, once formal education is complete, many health professionals and specialties find themselves caring for the same patient.
Interprofessional collaboration encourages healthcare professionals of all disciplines to work together in patient-centered care. Explore these five reasons why nurses must excel at interprofessional collaboration.
In today's healthcare workplaces, interprofessional patient care isn't the exception – it's the new norm. Whether practicing in a hospital, clinic, or primary care office, medical professionals work side-by-side with a multitude of other healthcare disciplines, including nurses, physician's assistants, pharmacists, EMTs, physical therapists, and more.