- Ellen Fink-Samnick, MSW, DBH-C, Principal, EFS Supervision Strategies, Burke, VA
Interprofessional team-based care is an organizational mandate. Outcomes highlight the benefit of collective expertise in addressing the most complex patient circumstances to date, including those living amid wholistic health inequities, of physical, behavioral and psychosocial health. Yet, quality of interprofessional team collaboration has been among COVID-19’s countless casualties. Record levels of burnout and workforce attrition are negatively impacting team dynamics and compromising patient-centered care. Increased incidences of bullying and fragmented communication are yielding poor team handoffs, unethical practices, and compromised patient outcomes. Integrated care has a new opportunity: to re-brand and lead interprofessional team-based care! Engage in a unique presentation to inform your Interprofessional Team Leadership Expertise! Learn about the Interprofessional Team Activation Cycle, an original model for practitioners to develop, implement, and leverage ethical and effective teams across practice settings.
- Distinguish COVID-19's impact on interprofessional team dynamics and operations
- Identify outcomes that validate interprofessional team-based practice across the health and behavioral health industry
- Apply each phase of the Interprofessional Team Activation Cycle to attendee practice setti