Navigating Collaborative Relationships: Developing Synergy Between Clinical Nurses and Nurse Managers

American Nurses Association

 

Overview:

Collaborative relationships are those in which team members work together in a seamless manner. They result in increased nurse job satisfaction and positive patient outcomes. But what exemplifies ideal collaboration?

In health care, successful collaborative relationships are defined as working together in an efficient, effective, and satisfying way for all professionals as well as the patient. Yet, collaboration is a
complex, voluntary, and dynamic process. ANA and AONE have developed Principles of Collaboration to guide clinical nurses and nurse managers in building and sustaining collaborative relationships.

Join this webinar to learn more about the Principles for Collaborative Relationships and discuss ways in which you act as facilitators and barriers to the development of collaborative relationships. Using real world scenarios, learn how to incorporate the facilitation guide into your environment.

Purpose/Goal: The purpose of this activity is to provide information about the Principles for Collaborative Relationships and discuss ways in which nurse act as facilitators and barriers to the development of collaborative relationships.


Objectives:

At the conclusion, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the three guiding themes promoting collaborative relationships.
2. Describe the two factors that facilitate collaboration.


Author:

Katie Brewer, MSN, RN is the Assistant Director of Patient Care Services at the Fairfax County Health Department. Brewer previously served as a senior policy analyst, at the American Nurses Association, providing expert and evidence-based analysis in issues related to nursing practice. Her areas of focus are registered nurse staffing, practice innovations, professional practice standards, and immunizations. She has a BA in journalism from the Pennsylvania State University, a BSN from Columbia University, and an MSN from the University of Virginia.

Disclosure: The other authors and planners of this continuing nursing education activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.


Contact Hours: 1

Expiration Date: 8/1/2016

Pharmacology Hours: 0

 

Member Price: $15.00
Non-Member Price: $30.00

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