iCARE Concept and Interprofessional Teams
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Getting Started: Interprofessional teams are part of practice trends we see developing in all
aspects of care delivery. Consider you own work environment (or recent clinical setting).
For this assignment, consider the concept of interprofessional teamwork and patient outcomes.
Look to your current workplace as an example. (If you are not currently employed, look to a past workplace or clinical practice area.)
Apply the components of the iCARE concept to interprofessional teams in a short paper. (Body of
the paper to be 3 pages, excluding the title page and references page)
iCARE components are:
E vidence-Based Practice (EBP)
How could you contribute to an interprofessional team and patient outcomes through nursing
actions of: compassion, advocacy, resilience, and evidence-based practice?
Select one scholarly nursing article from CINAHL as a resource for your paper. Additional
scholarly sources can be used but are optional. When searching in the CINAHL database,
please limit your search word to one component of the paper you wish to emphasize, such as
‘Resilience’. Searching for the term iCARE will not produce the results you need.
Use APA format throughout, particularly in citations and on the References page.
Please paraphrase throughout. One short quote is permitted.
The prepared paper template is RECOMMENDED for this assignment.
Download the assignment template here:
iCare Assignment Template (Links to an external site.) – APA 6th edition
iCare Assignment Template (Links to an external site.) – APA 7th edition
A short tutorial with tips for completing this assignment may be viewed here: iCARE Paper
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Elements of iCARE paper
Below are the headings to be used for this assignment.
Introduction: (No heading needed here in APA) Explain the type of work s