Teamwork, Leadership and Communication: Collaboration Basics for Health Professionals by Deborah LakeTeamwork, Leadership and Communication: Collaboration Basics for Health Professionals by Deborah Lake

Teamwork, Leadership and Communication: Collaboration Basics for Health Professionals

byDeborah Lake, Krista Baerg, Teresa Paslawski

Paperback | August 3, 2015

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This practical, straightforward guide presents the basic skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed for successful interprofessional collaboration in healthcare. Collaboration is fundamental to quality healthcare, and many regulatory bodies and accrediting agencies now have standards and benchmarks for interprofessional collaboration. This guide brings together in one volume basic collaboration competencies for healthcare professionals.

Teamwork, Leadership and Communication serves both as an introduction for novices and as a refresher for experienced practitioners. It provides exceptional learning support for classes, working groups, and self-study. Topics include:

  • Group dynamics
  • Team structures
  • Decision making
  • Shared leadership
  • Conflict management
  • Communication in small groups
  • Stereotyping
  • Liability
Dr. Deborah Lake is a clinical psychologist with 35 years of experience in collaborative settings in pediatrics, mental health, public health and school systems. She is currently an assistant professor in the Clinical Health Psychology Department at the University of Manitoba and works part-time with Child and Adolescent Psychology at ...
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Title:Teamwork, Leadership and Communication: Collaboration Basics for Health ProfessionalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.35 inPublished:August 3, 2015Publisher:Brush EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1550596403

ISBN - 13:9781550596403

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Teamwork
3. Leadership
4. Communication
5. Weaving the fabric of collaboration

Editorial Reviews

Overall, this book is a must read for leaders in health care primarily for the tangible framework, measures, and checklists. The appendices are a compliment to the first five chapters, and truly demonstrates why this book provides a practical approach to implementing interprofessional collaboration in health setting. - Journal of Interprofessional Care Blog