Journal of reflection on the practicum and capstone project (week 8).
My professional practice as a virtual assistant has been significantly impacted by my course in Leadership and Inquiry. The course work in leadership and inquiry has greatly impacted my professional practice as a virtual medical assistant.
The health policy field is crucial in the medical world as it impacts the quality and accessibility of healthcare. I gained knowledge about health policies, and their impact on care delivery. It is important to advocate for policies that improve accessibility and the quality of health care services. Also, I learned the important role that the stakeholders have in shaping the policies of health and how they can influence policy making.
I have gained the skills necessary to be a leader in my profession by taking leadership courses. The course work in leadership has taught me how to effectively communicate, delegate responsibilities, and manage conflict at the office. This has enabled me to effectively collaborate with my colleagues in order to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
It is important to have an active interest in medical research because it helps develop evidence-based practices. This course has helped me understand how research is conducted, from data collection to analysis and interpretation. The course work has taught me how to evaluate research study reliability and validity, identify appropriate research methods for answering clinical questions and to apply findings from research to clinical practice.
Additional resources can influence outcomes. These include educational programs, technology and collaboration between professionals. Technology advancements like telehealth or electronic health records can increase the quality and availability of healthcare. Education programs in leadership and research will equip healthcare professionals to be effective leaders, and help them develop evidence-based practices. Collaborations between healthcare professionals can help to facilitate knowledge sharing and skill-sharing, resulting in optimal patient outcomes.
Conclusion: The course material has a profound impact on the way I practice my profession. It provides me with knowledge and skill to help me become a better leader, advocate health policy, and implement evidence-based medicine. In addition, I learned how important it is to use additional resources, such as educational programs and collaborations between professionals, in order to achieve optimal results. The course competency requirements were met by me demonstrating skills and knowledge in health policy and leadership.