- Interprofessional education competencies include understanding roles & responsibilities of team members, and demonstrating effective communication and team building skills (Pardue, 2013).
- Team conflict impacts patient safety and outcomes (Knickle & McNaughton, 2009; Wagner, Liston & Miller, 2011) so effective team communication and conflict resolution in an important skill for students to develop (Greer et al., 2012; Levi, 2014).
- Simulation is effective in teaching interprofessional communication skills to health profession students (Velde, 2009).
Recommended CitationHerge, OTD, OTR/L, E. Adel and Hopkins, MS, OTR/L, Deborah A., "Avoid, Accommodate, Confront or Collaborate: Using Simulation to Teach Conflict Resolution Skills" (2014). Department of Occupational Therapy, Presentations. Paper 12.