Who is Being Assessed or Evaluated?:
Self-report (e.g., survey, questionnaire, self-rating)
Source of Data:
Health care providers, staff
Notes for Data Sources:
Members of fairly stable clinical teams working in a variety of clinical training sites (e.g., inpatient, outpatient, urban, rural). Predominant professionals in the sample were physicians (17%), nurse practitioners (16%), dentists (12%) resident physicians (12%), and nurses (8%). The broad sample also included smaller percentages of dental assistants and hygienists, pharmacists, occupational and physical therapy, social work, psychologists, dieticians and office staff.
Reported perceptions, experiences of working relationships, teamwork
Notes for Content:
The tool measures a single factor of clinical teamwork, or “teamness”. The tool is based on the qualities identified in Core Principles & Values of Effective Team-Based Health Care:
- Shared goals
- Clear roles
- Mutual trust
- Effective communication
- Measurable processes and outcomes
- Organizational support
15 items; under 5 minutes
4-point likert-type scale ranging from strongly disagree (1) to strongly agree (4). Three of the 15 items are reverse scored.
Paper surveys or electronic secure, web-based system (i.e., LimeSurvey).
Item scores are summed to create a total score for each member; these member scores are then averaged to form a team score.
Subscription (can be viewed in journal article)
Notes on Access:
Items can be viewed in the journal article, but contact the author to confirm permission to use.