This assignment is a formal paper. This includes: APA format, title page, headings, literature review, proper citation per APA, logical sequence, conclusions, clarity, understanding of the topic, and reference list. The paper should be 3-5 pages in length excluding the title page and reference page. The paper must demonstrate independent ideas and conclusions. At a minimum, the following topics must be well articulated in the paper. Remember that discussion of each topic requires citations that are current (less than 5 years old) and relevant. Please refer to the grading rubric for how your paper will be graded.
Explain how multidisciplinary collaboration can affect clinical decision making.
Discuss how collaboration can lead to improved patient outcomes.
Discuss how lack of collaboration can lead to poor patient outcomes.
Identify three barriers to professional collaboration among healthcare professionals and patients?
What are the five best ways to promote professional collaboration in pediatric primary care?
How can the nurse practitioner encourage and support collaboration among the patient, family, caregivers, and healthcare professionals?