Raising the Bar on Teamwork in Healthcare: Why Now?
Gerri S. Lamb, PhD, RN, FAAN
Director, Center for Advancing IP Practice, Education and Research
Arizona State University
Physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents, fellows and students
Creighton University School of Medicine
Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CIPER)
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
- Describe compelling reasons for high performance teamwork in healthcare today
- Identify major issues associated with advancing new team and collaborative care models
- Recommend ways to accelerate the dialogue and solve some of the more pressing issues
Presented by Gerri S. Lamb, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dr. Lamb is a Professor in Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation and Director of the Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research at Arizona State University in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dr. Lamb received her doctorate in clinical nursing research from the University of Arizona College of Nursing. She has served in senior academic and clinical roles as Vice President of Community Services in the Carondelet Health System in Tucson, Arizona, Associate Dean for Community Services at the University of Arizona, and the Independence Chair of Nursing at Emory University.
Dr. Lamb is well known in the interprofessional community as past chair of the American Interprofessional Collaborative and most recently, co-chair of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education’s 2019 Summit. Her research and clinical areas of focus are care coordination of patients with complex care needs, high performance teamwork, and performance metrics for patient experience, care coordination, and post-acute health care.
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