Topic a: Team Dynamics
Reflect on your experiences as a member of a clinical team. What makes a team effective in terms of achieving expected outcomes for patients and agencies? What situations or conditions make it difficult for teams to work together?
Topic b: Accountable Care Organizations Improve Quality of Care
How can the formation of Accountable Care Organizations improve quality of care and make providers more responsible for cost of care? Give an example of a study that has addressed coordination of care and has had documented success. Describe the study and its implications for care.
Topic c: The Nurse’s Role in the Accountable Care Act
Discuss the advanced practice nurse’s role in the Affordable Care Act. How will health care improve, using advance practice nurses under the Affordable Care Act?
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