|Communication and Teamwork|
After completing this week’s reading, you have learned that teamwork is an essential part of continuous quality improvement (CQI) and health care delivery. Health care professional roles include physicians, nurses, diagnostics (laboratory) and radiology staff, hospital administrators, patient registration, pharmacists, triage staff, and so forth. Each role has its own contribution to ensuring the delivery of quality care.
In your opinion,
- Discuss two of the roles listed above and their role in the delivery of quality care.
- Identify two professional responsibilities of the chosen roles, and link them to the quality improvement process of improving patient wait times in the emergency room.
- Include communication techniques this role would utilize to assist in improving patient wait times to the CQI team or staff.
Your initial post should be 250 to 300 words and utilize at least one scholarly source from the Ashford University Library to justify your statements. Cite all sources in APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s Introduction to APA (Links to an external site.). The Research, Keywords, Databases: An Overview (Links to an external site.) video tutorial is available to help you become more familiar with the library database search features and how to generate keywords.
Guided Response: Choose two classmates’ posts, and respond to the question listed below. Your guided response posts should be a minimum of five well-developed sentences.
- Do you agree or disagree with your classmates’ explanation of the link between the health care professional roles for improving wait times in the emergency room? Explain your answer.
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