The goal of this continuing education program is to enhance the abilities of nurses, health educators, dietitians, physical therapists, radiologic technologists, social workers and speech language pathologists to work with interprofessional teams. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- List three advantages of the interprofessional team approach to patient care.
- Describe nine characteristics or roles that team members can exhibit that enhance the functioning of the team.
- Describe the four dimensions of team self-management associated with team success.
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, health educators, dietitians/nutritionists, physical therapists, radiologic technologists, social workers and speech language pathologists.
Physical therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.
Gannett Education is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of continuing education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 10/21/09 to 10/20/15.
This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #GED012010TPTA2012004 for 1/1/2010 to 1/31/2013 and #1601004 for 02/01/13 to 01/31/16 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
Gannett Education is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 12S1568 for 08/02/12 to 08/02/13), the Florida Physical Therapy Association (approval no. CP120019110 for 01/01/12 to 12/31/12, CP130018997 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13); the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association for Class 1 Continuing Education Requirement (approval no. 4479 for 07/30/12 to 07/29/13); the Pennsylvania Board of Physical Therapy (approval no. PTCE003316 for 09/16/12 to 12/31/12; PTCE004246 for 01/26/13 to 12/31/14); and the New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 752-2012 for 08/14/12 to 01/31/14). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 08/21/12 to 07/31/14.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 437-4445 for 09/01/12 to 09/01/13). According to the Rules for the Administration of the Illinois Physical Therapy Act (section 13460.61) published by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant applying for re-licensure in Illinois can earn a maximum of 50 percent of their required continuing education hours from self-study. The hours awarded of this course are designated for self-study CE credit.
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.