Nursing: Effectiveness of Teamwork

Nurses work in teams every day. Did you ever experience good and bad where teamwork has been effective and not effective?

Reflect on an experience where you think teamwork affected patient outcomes and unit personnel negatively. Describe the situation, what was done, who were members of the team and their role, what could have been done (in your opinion) better, and how you learned from the experience. Reflect on an experience where teamwork resulted in positive outcomes. Describe the situation, what was done, what skills/tactics worked, who were members of the team and their roles, and how you learned from the experience.