Practice Matters: Veronica DeSantos is a Master in Tae-Kwon-Do (or Taikwondo) and was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame. She owns and operates DeSantos Martial Arts in Toronto, which combines training with fitness and self-discovery in programs for both children and adults. In this 8-minute video Veronica speaks about personal and professional experiences with bullying.
1. This will take you to the Canadian Framework for Teamwork and Education on the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) website. There several other relevant resources to be found there.
2. In this 12-minute TED talk Shane Koyczan, a Canadian spoken-word poet and musician, speaks about bullying. His poem “To This Day” is a powerful story and animation of bullying and survival.
The following two academic journal articles tackle many facets of team learning and inter-professional practice:
1. Eraut, M. 2000, “Non-formal learning and tacit knowledge in professional work” Br.J Educ.Psychol., vol. 70 ( Pt 1), pp. 113-136.
2. Hall, P. 2005, “Interprofessional teamwork: professional cultures as barriers” J Interprof.Care, vol. 19 Suppl 1, pp. 188-196.
In the design of this course, we hoped to achieve the following objectives:
- Identify elements that contribute to effective teamwork
- Consider the impact that an individual has on team performance
- Differentiate between more and less effective teamwork
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We hope that you found it helpful and thought-provoking.
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