Think of a time when you saw or experienced conflict in your professional career. Examples includes issues that arose in communication or collaboration during the development and/or implementation of practice models, peer review, practice guidelines, health policy, standards of care, and/or other scholarly products. Reflect on these examples while you engage in the following discussion questions.
- How does identifying differences help the nurse leader establish a foundation of conflict resolution? How will this foundation enable the nurse leader to lead interprofessional teams in the analysis of practice and organizational issues?
- Discuss methods for defusing conflict; include consultative and leadership skills in your response. Describe how these methods and skills apply to interprofessional and intraprofessional teams when creating change in complex healthcare systems.
- Consider a situation related to one of the issues listed in the scenario, through the lens of patient quality and safety. Briefly describe the scenario without disclosing any identifying information. Reviewing the Joint Commission standards(Links to an external site.), identify and describe the standards that apply to your selected issue. How do these standards guide solutions and facilitate positive outcomes?
Application of Course Knowledge
The initial post thoughtfully considers and responds to the discussion questions using well documented, sound logic, and is clearly and succinctly written. The post fosters ongoing dialog in a professional and scholarly manner.
Scholarly Synthesis and Referencing
Initial post is supported by evidence from scholarly sources. The initial post is approximately 200-300 words in length and includes relevant citations from the course readings and/or professional literature. In-text citations and full references are utilized
Clarity, Relevance, and Organization
All discussion posts are relevant to the topic and are presented logically and clearly. This includes initial posts and posts to peers. Direct course applications and synthesis of scholarly information is easily discernable.