Presentation on theme: "Team Work Working effectively as a team.. Learning Objectives Define Team Work Collaborative practice. Roles of the multidisciplinary team Effective team."— Presentation transcript:
Learning Objectives Define Team Work Collaborative practice. Roles of the multidisciplinary team Effective team practice Conflict resolution
Defining Team Work Health Practitioners from various streams working together Each team member has expertise Equality Respect Primary Clinical Care Manual.
Team Practice Health Practitioners working collaboratively Each an expert in a specific area Equality in decision-making and accountability Defined roles based on skills, knowledge and law Primary Clinical Care Manual.
Roles and Responsibilities Depend on Position description Gender Skills, knowledge, expertise and experience Relationship with the community Bush Book volume 1.
Multidisciplinary Teams More similarities than differences in the practice The scope of practice is generally advanced. Challenges are common Dade Smith 2007
Knowledge of health service Resourcefulness Ability to work in isolation Ability to work in a team After hours availability Ability to access information Survival skills Extra Skills of the Individual Dade Smith 2007
Team work skills required Open communication Mutual respect Understanding of each other’s role and function Acknowledging and utilising the expertise of other team members
Individual Skills required Advanced clinical skills Ability to deal with emergencies Understanding Public Health Working within a Primary Health Care framework Work with multicultural groups. Cross cultural communication Janie Dade Smith 2007
Confidentiality. Understanding, acknowledging and accepting community expectations. Maintaining professional and personal boundaries. Survival Skills Dade Smith 2007
Skills in Rural and Remote Areas. Understand legal, ethical and scope of practice issues and accept professional limitations Ability to access and utilise professional development opportunities conduct local research Dade Smith 2007
Roles & Responsibilities Communicate Utilise resources effectively Monitor and evaluate Participate in change management Support and mentoring Chronic Disease Guidelines 2007
Service Delivery Health teams members work collaboratively Mutually respectful framework Practitioners need to be aware of and practice within their scope Roles of other team members need to be clear.
Conflict resolution Essential for a functioning team Team and team leader need to be able to resolve conflict professionally Skills required for effective conflict resolution will be discussed in session 4 of this unit.
Learning Activity Please complete the learning activity 1