In this section, the student will:
- explain the importance of ongoing communication with the interdisciplinary team, client and family
- describe the significance of working as part of an interdisciplinary team and how client care navigation fits as a function on the team
- explain the relationship between care coordination, plan of care, and continuum of care
- compare and contrast the clinical and non-clinical roles of staff providing care coordination
- Ten Principles of Good Interdisciplinary Team Work; from Human Resources for Health. 2013; 11: 19.
- What Makes an Interdisciplinary Team Work? A Collection of Informed Ideas, Discussion Prompts, and Other Materials to Promote an Atmosphere of Collaboration, Trust, and Respect; from Brader, Carrie and Jaeger, Margarete. (2014). Innovative Practice Projects. Paper 42
- Care Coordination; from The American Geriatrics Society
- Care Coordination Today: What, Why, Who, Where, and How?; from the Annals of Long Term Care
- What’s a Home Health Care Plan?; from Medicare.gov
- The Interdisciplinary Team Across the Continuum of Care; from Critical Care Nurse October 2002 vol. 22 no. 5 76-7.
- Definition: Continuum of Care; from HIMSS HIE Committee
- The Role of Care Coordinators in Improving Care Coordination: The Patient’s Perspective; from The Commonwealth Fund
- Demand Grows for Care Coordinators; By Melanie Evans | March 28, 2015 From Modern Healthcare