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Capella 4010 Assessment 1

Capella 4010 Assessment 1: Collaboration and Leadership Reflection


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NURS-FPX 4010 Leading People, Processes, and Organizations in Interprofessional Practice

Prof. Name


Collaboration and Leadership Reflection Video

Good morning, everyone. This is [Your Name] speaking, welcoming you to my collaboration and leadership reflection video centered on interprofessional collaboration. This video aims to provide insights into self-evaluation and growth in interprofessional practice. The objectives of this presentation are outlined below.

  1. Reflect on an interdisciplinary collaboration experience, noting both successful and unsuccessful aspects in achieving the desired outcome.
  2. Identify how poor collaboration can result in inefficient management of human and financial resources.
  3. Identify best-practice leadership strategies from the literature to enhance an interdisciplinary team’s ability to achieve its goals.
  4. Identify best-practice interdisciplinary collaboration strategies to facilitate goal achievement and cohesive teamwork.

Capella 4010 Assessment 1

Now, I will share my personal experience of collaboration working alongside Mr. Smith as a registered nurse, playing a crucial role in fostering interdisciplinary collaboration. My primary responsibility involved coordinating his care, closely monitoring vital signs, medication, and symptoms. Regular morning meetings with the entire team ensured synchronized updates on Mr. Smith’s condition. Collaboration with the pulmonologist and infectious diseases specialist involved combining and following their respective treatment plans.

Working with the physiotherapist, we established a routine for respiratory exercises, and I kept the nutritionist informed about dietary preferences and restrictions influenced by medication. Despite occasional disputes on treatment approaches, this collaborative interdisciplinary approach significantly contributed to improving Mr. Smith’s health outcome.

Reflection on an Interdisciplinary Collaboration Experience

Reflecting on the clinical situation involving Mr. Smith, successful integration of diverse perspectives from the interdisciplinary team was a key achievement. This ensured comprehensive, individualized care that optimized efficiency, minimized duplication, and focused on meeting the patient’s needs. Challenges included occasional inefficient communication leading to delays and misunderstandings, which could be improved through structured communication strategies and a clear conflict resolution strategy.

Ways in which Reflective Nursing Practice is Helpful

Reflective practice in nursing significantly impacts decision-making and future interactions. Introspection enables nurses to evaluate past experiences, identify areas of improvement, and enhance patient outcomes. Utilizing models like Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle provides a structured framework for systematic analysis, fostering personal and professional growth.

Poor Collaboration Ensuing in Inefficient Management of Resources

Insufficient collaboration within interdisciplinary teams can lead to ineffective resource management, impacting patient safety and increasing costs. Effective collaboration is crucial for optimizing resource utilization, improving patient outcomes, and enhancing job satisfaction.

Best Practice Leadership Strategies

Various best-practice leadership strategies exist, such as transformational leadership, participative leadership, emotional intelligence, and coaching/mentoring. These strategies promote interprofessional collaboration, commitment, job satisfaction, and patient care quality.

Best-Practice Interdisciplinary Collaboration Strategies

To enhance team effectiveness, best practice strategies include developing clear goals, establishing roles and responsibilities, maintaining open communication, cultivating mutual respect and trust, and engaging in reflective practice.


Collaboration and leadership reflection are essential for professional growth. Adopting a reflective mindset enables practitioners to learn from experiences and improve practice. Interprofessional collaboration is vital in healthcare, and reflection on leadership strategies contributes to the competence and effectiveness of future teams. This video encourages introspection, self-evaluation, and effective communication skills, fundamental to nursing practice.


Aghamohammadi, D., Dadkhah, B., & Aghamohammadi, M. (2019). Nurse–physician collaboration and the professional autonomy of intensive care units nurses. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, 23(4), 178.

Gantayet-Mathur, A., Chan, K., & Kalluri, M. (2022). Patient-centered care and interprofessional collaboration in medical resident education: Where we stand and where we need to go. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 9(1), 1-24.

Hlongwa, P., & Rispel, L. C. (2021). Interprofessional collaboration among health professionals in cleft lip and palate treatment and care in the public health sector of South Africa. Human Resources for Health, 19(1), 1-9.

Hossny, E. K., & Sabra, H. E. (2021). The attitudes of healthcare professionals towards nurse–physician collaboration. Nursing Open, 8(3), 1406-1416.

Ndibu Muntu Keba Kebe, N., Chiocchio, F., Bamvita, J. M., & Fleury, M. J. (2019). Variables associated with interprofessional collaboration: The case of professionals working in Quebec local mental health service networks. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 33(1), 76-84.

Capella 4010 Assessment 1