What does interprofessional working mean in actual practice? How do nurses work effectively within interprofessional settings?
This book answers these questions and is designed to offer nursing students a comprehensive introduction to and foundation in interprofessional practice. Chapters will help the student nurse understand the reasons behind the changing face and redesign of many services in health and social care, and their own role in the emerging interprofessional partnerships and teams.
- Provides a framework for developing the knowledge and practice skills needed for effective collaborative working
- Includes examples drawn from acute medicine, primary care, mental health services, learning disability nursing, child and family social care, and community nursing
- Embedded in real-life practice and brings together examples from traditional and more innovative practice settings
- Offers tips for successful teamwork and reflects upon likely challenges
- Supports chapters with a range of interactive study activities linked to the student nurse's practice placement experiences
Nursing and Multi-professional Practice will help students to develop the skills for effective collaboration. It has been designed to map onto the pre-registration curriculum and will be invaluable reading for all nursing students, as well as professionals and trainees working at the interface of health and social care.