Errors in healthcare can have catastrophic results for patients. Work settings with a strong interdisciplinary teamwork culture can decrease the opportunities for errors to occur. Teamwork core competencies and coordinating mechanisms do not come naturally to team members. This session will discuss the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to develop strong and effective teams.
Describe patient safety aims
Discuss the effective composition of interprofessional teams
Analyze the efforts needed to implement interprofessional teams in your institution