Interprofessional Teams: How to Build Lasting Partnerships Across the Organization

Interprofessional Teams: How to Build Lasting Partnerships Across the Organization

Type: Webinar
Expiration Date: 11/01/2017
Location: Online

Contact Hours

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According to the Institute of Medicine’s 2011 report titled “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health,” “Developing effective teams is critical to achieving care that is patient-centered, safer, timelier, and more effective, efficient, and equitable.” It is clear that how care is delivered is as important as what care is delivered. Take the first step in learning how to build and leverage an interdisciplinary team that embraces a collaborative practice to improve the quality of care and patient outcomes.

Learn how to develop and work on a highly functional interprofessional team. Leverage your colleagues, patients, families, caregivers, and communities with the goal of delivering the highest-quality care.

During this 90-minute on-demand webinar, you will:

  • Discover the five benefits of a collaborative partnership and how it improves the quality of care.
  • Identify the four barriers to achieving a collaborative partnership.
  • Learn how to transition from working in a domination model to a partnership model.
  • Uncover the core competencies needed to build and maintain interprofessional partnerships.
  • Get real-world strategies on how to communicate effectively within an interprofessional team.
  • And much more .

Don't miss your chance to get the skills and knowledge you need to transform yourself and your team members into exceptional collaborators, interprofessional business partners, and caregivers.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Build and maintain interprofessional partnerships based on shared values and mutual respect.
  • Describe accurately other professionals' roles and how they complement your own in order to better collaborate with others and coordinate efforts.
  • Communicate effectively within an interprofessional team.
  • Improve team function and outcomes by leveraging team dynamics.

Presented By


Marilyn Haynes-Brokopp, MS, RN-BC
Clinical associate professor and director
Center for Professional Development and Outreach
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing

A professional nurse since 1980 and a nurse educator since 1995, Haynes-Brokopp is an ANCC board-certified community and public health nurse. Her experience includes roles as a home health director, hospice director, quality improvement manager, interim director of the state of Oregon’s emergency medical services and a state of Utah risk management consultant. She served as the project manager and codeveloper for HRSA grants, leadership groups, and programs for the UW-Madison School of Nursing. Haynes-Brokopp also served as codeveloper of the 2020 Healthiest Wisconsin State Health Plan.

G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN, FAAN
Clinical professor and director, Office of Multicultural Affairs
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill National League for Nursing board member

Alexander’s nursing career spans more than 21 years in the areas of public policy, advocacy, teaching, and health careers development with an emphasis on cultural diversity issues. At a national level, she has served on the AHA's Workforce Commission, the board of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the National Quality Forum Nursing Care Performance Measures' Steering Committee, as chairwoman of the AONE Diversity Council, and as a member of the AHA's Leadership Circle of Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. She frequently speaks to groups across the country on the issues of the health care workforce, diversity, and strategic planning.

Pricing Information

Price: $60.00

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