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Plan for Interprofessional Communication Conflicts
Describe a plan for preventing or addressing interprofessional communication conflicts.
Nurses are trained to be advocates for their patients. As a graduate prepared nurse, the increased scope of knowledge gained through a higher education enhances the nurse’s ability to advocate for patients, families and communities. According to Hanks (2010), “levels of education in practicing nurses affected perceived assertiveness that may affect the ability to advocate. Higher degree attainment was associated with autonomy, in which increased education is thought to be a liberating force to be able to advocate freely” (p. 99). Nurses will be better prepared to participate in individual and community initiatives advocating health promotion. In the stress management health promotion plan, the graduate prepared nurse can serve as a coordinator of care on the interdisciplinary team. The nurse coordinator will communicate with the patient and facilitate appointments with the nurse practioner, the oncologist and the clinical psychologist, as well as necessary labs and tests ordered by the multidisciplinary