Teamwork, Leadership and Communication

Teamwork, Leadership and Communication

This practical, straightforward guide presents the basic skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed for successful interprofessional collaboration in healthcare. Collaboration is fundamental to quality healthcare, and many regulatory bodies and accrediting agencies now have standards and benchmarks for interprofessional collaboration. This guide brings together in one volume basic collaboration competencies for healthcare professionals.

Teamwork, Leadership and Communication serves both as an introduction for novices and as a refresher for experienced practitioners. It provides exceptional learning support for classes, working groups, and self-study.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Cover 1
Contents 6
Acknowledgments 8
Preface 10
1 INTRODUCTION 14
2 TEAMWORK 24
3 LEADERSHIP 40
4 COMMUNICATION 59
5 WEAVING THE FABRIC OF COLLABORATION 87
Appendix A Attitudes toward Health Care Teams Scale 104
Appendix B Shared Leadership Behavior Checklist 106
Appendix C Active Listening Checklist 107
Appendix D Structured Group Reflection Questions 108
Appendix E Collaboration Self-Assessment Tool (CSAT) 110
References 112
Index 122
About the Authors 126