Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Teamwork and Collaboration Competency: Empowering Nurses

J Contin Educ Nurs. 2019 Jun 1;50(6):252-255. doi: 10.3928/00220124-20190516-04.


Improving the safety of health care continues to be a high priority for U.S. health care systems. One of the core competencies identified to improve health care safety focuses on improving teamwork. This article focuses on tools nurses can employ to improve health care team communication, thereby enhancing health care teamwork. [J Contin Educ Nurs. 2019;50(6):252-255.].

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Communication*
  • Cooperative Behavior*
  • Curriculum
  • Female
  • Health Personnel / education*
  • Health Personnel / psychology*
  • Humans
  • Interprofessional Relations
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nursing, Team / organization & administration*
  • Patient Care Team / organization & administration*
  • Power, Psychological*