1. A physician and a doctorally prepared advanced practice nurse enter a patient’s room to address the
health concerns for that particular day. The physician introduces the advanced practice nurse to the patient as “one of the nursing staff.” Which barrier to interprofessional collaboration does the example represent?
A) Protection of licensure
B) Cultural similarities of the scope of the profession
C) Misunderstanding of the scope of the profession.
D) Lack of payment system for interprofessional collaboration