McIntyre, M., & McDonald, C. (2014). Chapter 14: Changing picture: From “medical rounds” to interprofessional practice. Realities of Canadian Nursing: Professional, practice, and power issues (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, pp. 259–277.
Based on the above reading please answer the following questions:
1 Reflect on the work of a team in a healthcare or community setting. How are decisions made? Is there a dominant voice on a team? What is the nurses’ role on the team? In what way, if any, is the patient/client involved in teamwork?
2 What personal qualities (e.g. knowledge, skills, and attitudes) and organizational factors are required to make collaborative work effective?