Year Two

Goal #1

Increase the number of nurses (and other health professionals) skilled in interprofessional collaborative practice.

First Quarter through Fourth Quarter Objective Two

Cultivate an education environment where future nurses are equipped in interprofessional team building, collaborative problem-solving and care-coordination.

  1. Develop, implement and evaluate online modules for teaching ICAP and TCM

Goal #2

Use the collaborative practice model and the transitional care team to engage patients, their families, and communities in promoting positive health care outcomes.

First Quarter and Ongoing Objective Two

Implement a proven and sustainable transitional care model.

  1. Establish a formal discharge model that fits with TCM.
  2. Implement a TCM.

Third Quarter Objective Three

Experiment with the use of innovative mobile technologies for telemonitoring.

  1. Train providers/staff on the use of the iPads and the Mobile video application.
  2. Equip some (3-5) of the iPads with Academic EHR software.

Goal #3

Use outcome evaluation data to support the dissemination of best practices in inteprofessional collaborative care.

Goal #4

Establish a sustainable plan and infrastructure to leverage the Interprofessional collaborative practice project to other units throughout the KU hospital and beyond.

The University of Kansas Medical Center

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UD7HP25056 and Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, And Retention - Interprofessional Collaborative Practice project: Interprofessional collaborative acute care practice: Pediatrics (ICAP-Peds) for grant amount $997,000.. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
Manos, E. L. (2012 - Current). Interprofessional collaborative acute care practice: Pediatrics (ICAP-Peds). Grant funded by Health Resources & Services Administration. Grant Number UD7HP25056. University of Kansas School of Nursing. Kansas City, KS.
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