Module 13: Health Care Teams
Upon completion of this module, the resident should be able to:
- Identify and describe different approaches to team-based health care.
- Describe the background to and advantages of team-based health care.
- Identify both discipline-based and group ethical obligations in team-based health care.
- Assess your role and the roles of others within team-based health care.
The website for Washington University’s Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education can be found at: http://interprofessional.washington.edu/.
An interesting report on an academic health sciences center task force on interdisciplinary team development can be found at: http://www.ahc.umn.edu/tf/ihtd.html.
A literature review of interdisciplinary collaboration and teams can be found at: http://www.ahec.hawaii.edu/literature/hall.pdf.
The challenges of interprofessional/interdisciplinary education are explored in an article found at: http://www.health-disciplines.ubc.ca/chd_site_files/publications/InterprofEduc&Collab.pdf.
A brief on-line course on interdisciplinary health care teams can be found at: http://dcahec.gwumc.edu/education/session3/index.html; another is available at: http://www.interprofessionalhealth.wisc.edu/InterdisciplinaryModule.pdf. An overview of interdisciplinary health care teams can be found at: http://www.med.unc.edu/epic/module4/m4to.htm.