NURS 326 Collaboration & Communication in Health Care

This course will introduce the student to the concept of interprofessional collaborative practice and the evidence base that supports its effectiveness. In order for the students to better understand the professionals with whom they will collaborate, specific modules will focus on the roles of various healthcare professionals, their scope of practice, and the settings in which they work. Additional modules will focus on communication strategies and tools for effective interprofessional collaborative practice and learners will practice gaining competence in interprofessional communication, conflict management, and negotiation.