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Using the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: 2016 Update from the Interprofessional Education Collaborative report,1 please compose a one-page reflection focused on the competency “Professional Roles and Responsibilities.” Your reflection should focus on the Speed Networking activity completed as part of the IPE Monday evening sessions. You MUST address at least three subcompetencies as part of your reflection.

Roles and Responsibilities

Use the knowledge of one’s own role and those of other professions to appropriately assess and address the health care needs of patients and to promote and advance the health of populations.

Roles/Responsibilities Subcompetencies

  • RR1. Communicate one’s roles and responsibilities clearly to patients, families, community members, and other professionals.

  • RR2. Recognize one’s limitations in skills, knowledge, and abilities.

  • RR4. Explain the roles and responsibilities of other providers and how the team works together to provide care, promote health, and prevent disease.

  • RR6. Communicate with team members to clarify each member’s responsibility in executing components of a treatment plan or public health intervention.

  • RR7. Forge interdependent relationships with other professions within and outside of the health system to improve care and advance learning.

  • RR10. Describe how professionals in health and other fields can collaborate and integrate clinical care and public health interventions to optimize population health.


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Interprofessional Education Collaborative. Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice 2016 Update.

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