Week 5: Strategies for Interprofessional Collaboration to Promote Quality 7171 unread replies.106106 replies. This week’s graded discussion topic relates to the following Course Outcomes (COs). CO1 Identify the role of the BSN nurse in the quality improvement process as a member of the collaborative interprofessional team. (POs 2 and 7) CO2 Discuss effective processes and strategies to improve quality in nursing. (POs 2 and 8) This week as we focus on interprofessional collaboration to promote quality, please remember that professionals include dietitians, therapists (respiratory, physical, occupational, and speech), social workers/case managers, psychologists, physicians, pharmacists, and others. Professionals do not include patients, families, aides, or unlicensed assistive personnel. Working as an interdisciplinary team helps promote positive patient outcomes. What strategies do you use to successfully work with other professions in your workplace to promote quality care? What strategies are not successful? What are the barriers to interprofessional collaboration, and how will you overcome these barriers?