Effective interprofessional teams: "contact is not enough" to build a team

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Submitted by National Center... on Mar 14, 2014 - 11:14am CDT

The emergency department (ED) education team at the Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, has developed a process to promote effective teamwork in major trauma management. To introduce this process to ED staff, the team developed a multiprofessional education and training programme. This article describes the development process, explains how and why it was undertaken, and provides details of the education and training programme. It also highlights the challenges met by the education team during implementation.

PubMed URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20043426

Sargeant, Joan
Loney, Elaine
Murphy, Gerard
Journal Citation: 
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 28(4):228-34, 2008.