Narrative Reflection Assignment
Topic: Interprofessional Collaboration and Communication
Instructions: For this assignment, you will be writing a story about an experience related to interprofessional collaboration and communication that you have observed in any clinical area (any hospital experience working as a nursing student) this semester. It can be either a positive or negative experience.
Paper should be 2 pages in length and in APA format. Please provide one scholarly reference for one aspect of interprofessional collaboration and communication.
The project must be typed, double-spaced, use of standard format font (Times new Roman, 12 font), and one-inch margin on each side on normal letter size paper (8 ½ x 11 ½). The completed project must include a reference page(s). A title sheet should be included. Please proofread all submissions carefully. APA style is required for all formatting and referencing in both the text and reference page(s).
To get you started, some possible ideas are: Points
What was the patient situation and what was needed for this patient? 15
Who was involved? List all and explain their roles. 5
Why was collaboration needed? 10
What forms of communication were used? Were they effective or ineffective and why? 10
If you were involved, what did you think and how did you respond? 5
How is patient safety related to interprofessional collaboration? 10
How is communication related to interprofessional collaboration? 10
How is patient satisfaction related to interprofessional collaboration? 10
How are patient outcomes related to interprofessional collaboration? 10
When considering your future as a nurse, what aspects of this experience and interprofessional collaboration should you take with you? 5
APA format 5 points
Scholarly reference 5 points
Total points = 100
ALL formal; papers for this course must conform to guidelines of the Publication of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed (2010), except for page numbers that must be included on all pages. In addition to the Manual itself these are some useful references to assist you in formatting your papers: