According to Rubenfeld and Scheffer (2015), interdisciplinary teamwork and collaboration involves a variety of communication styles and can result in conflict, which can have a negative impact on patient-centered medical care practices. The effects of emotions such as anxiety and self-confidence on your ability to think critically were discussed in the previous section. Discuss how you might be able to use conflict in a constructive way to promote interdisciplinary teamwork and collaboration. Discussion questions:

Provide at least two citations from the assigned readings or from peer-reviewed professional nursing literature to back up your initial discussion and viewpoints.