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What is the definition of teamwork?

+ Two or more people who INTERACT, dynamically, INTERDEPENDENTLY, and ADAPTIVELY toward a COMMON and VALUED GOAL/OBJECTIVE/MISSION,

+ Each been assigned specific roles or functions to perform

2

What are the group member task roles?

+ Initiator
+ Information giver
+ Information seeker
+ Coordinator
+ Energizer

3

What are the group member maintenance roles?

+ The Encourager: praises, agrees and accepts

+ The Compromiser: meets the group halfway

+ The Group Observer and Commentator: observes, evaluates and feeds back

+ The Follower: is prepared to take group goals forward

4

What are the group member dysfunctional roles?

+ Agressor
+ Recognition seeker
+ Dominator
+ Blocker

5

What are the 5 stages of team development?

1. Forming
2. Storming
3. Norming
4. Performing
5. Adjourning

6

What happens in the forming stage?

+ Orientation to task and group
+ Identifying boundaries

7

What happens in the storming stage?

+ Conflict and polarisation
+ Team members challenge and question

8

What happens in the norming stage?

+ Cohesiveness
+ Acceptance and understanding
+ Focus on task

9

What happens in the performing stage?

+ Performance of task
+ Flexible roles and function

10

What happens in the adjourning stage?

+ Task ends
+ Sense of loss

11

What does IPC stand for?

Interprofessional collaboration

12

What is knotworking?

+ A shared activism which relies on both improvisation and persistence

+ Developing connections in a dynamic environment and expanding whilst retaining a stabilised and durable structure

13

When is teamwork effective?

+ Supportive organisational context

+ Enabling environment (e.g access to needed resources)

+ Open and respectful communication

+ Clear direction

+ Adapts and responds to changing conditions

+ Produces high-quality patient care outcomes

+ Mechanism to evaluate outcomes

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What are ways you can contribute when working in a team?

+ Introduce yourself (first, last name, role)

+ Listen, acknowledge and respect one another's concerns

+ Value the roles and contributions of other team members

+ View one another as resources, not competitors of obstacles

+ Cross-monitor one another so as to prevent/manage errors

+Recognise and address any obstacles or barriers to teamwork

+ Place team mission (i.e safe patient care) over personal goals and gains

15

What are the benefits of effective teamwork?

+ Improved communication and partnership among health providers and patients

+ Clarity of roles and responsibilities

+ Improved coordination of health services

+ Efficient use of healthcare resources

+ Reduced workload stress and burnout

+ Improved care and patient safety

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What are possible ways to improve teamwork?

+ Understand how teams work
+ Awareness of your own role within a team
+ Know your team members
+ Recognise dysfunctional roles within a team and act on this
+ Capture evidence for success and disseminate to key stakeholders including the public