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Measuring Ward-Based Multidisciplinary Healthcare Team Functioning: A Validation Study of the Team Functioning Assessment Tool (TFAT)

Sutton , Gigi; Liao, Jennifer; Jimmieson, Nerina L.; Restubog, Simon


The team functioning assessment tool (TFAT) has been shown to be a reliable behavioral marker tool for assessing nontechnical skills that are critical to the success of ward-based healthcare teams. This paper aims to refine and shorten the length of the TFAT to improve usability, and establish its reliability and construct validity. Psychometric testing based on 110 multidisciplinary healthcare teams demonstrated that the TFAT is a reliable and valid tool for measuring team members'...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal for Healthcare Quality
DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12010


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