Observed and self-perceived teamwork in a rapid response team.
Teamwork and communication between healthcare workers are vital for patient safety in the high-risk environment of health care. The purpose of this descriptive study was to measure the teamwork among members of the rapid response team (RRT) to design teamwork communication training for team members. Data were collected via live observation of RRT events and from RRT team member ratings of teamwork during events.
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California 95128, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org
SourceJournal for nurses in staff development : JNSD : official journal of the National Nursing Staff Development Organization 28:4 2012 Jul pg 191-7
MeSHAcademic Medical Centers
Emergency Service, Hospital
Hospital Rapid Response Team
Medical Staff, Hospital
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Task Performance and Analysis
Pub Type(s)Journal Article