G103: Truths and Myths about Teams: Transforming Our Thinking about Competence

Track: General Session

Session Number: 193
Date: Thu, Jul 20th, 2017
Time: 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Room: General Session


The medical community has embraced the notion of "expert teams" as critical to its clinical and educational mandates. But our conventional emphasis on individual competence is ill-suited to training and assessing teamwork. Using stories of clinical teamwork to illustrate, this presentation describes some paradoxical truths and persistent myths about healthcare teamwork, and introduces the concept of “collective competence” as a way of making sense of both.
Session Type: General Session

Session Type: General Session