Constructing a Team Model: Creating a Foundation for Evidence-based Teams

By Tim Porter-O’Grady, EdD, APRN, FAAN; Daniel R. Alexander, MS; et al.
Nursing Administration Quarterly, 2006, Vol. 30, No. 3

As interdisciplinary teams become an essential component for clinical practice, their formalization, integration, and synthesis will become increasingly mandatory. This article outlines a contextual model for team action and the elements for effective teamwork.