Teamwork - Conflict Study
What is this study about: Investigators from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania Inc seek to conduct a research project to develop a measure of teamwork and conflict for EMS shiftwork.
The investigative team is led by Dr. Patterson and includes experts in the measurement of teamwork and conflict: Dr. Eduardo Salas, Michael Rosen, and Sallie Weaver of the University of Central Florida, Dr. Laurie Weingart and Gergana Todorova of Carnegie Mellon University. Support for this study comes in part from Grant Number 05 KL2 RR024154-04 from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and NIH Roadmap for Medical Research.
Phase I of this project is complete.
A manuscript describing the study's findings will appear in the January issue of Prehospital Emergency Care. The full citation for that future paper is as follows:
Patterson PD, Weaver MD, Weaver S, Rosen M, Todorova G, Weingart L, Krackhardt D, Lave J, Arnold R, Yealy D, Salas E. Measuring teamwork and conflict among Emergency Medical Technician personnel. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012; 16(1):98-108.
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