Sharkey, S. and Sharples, A., 2002. The impact on work-related stress of mental health teams following team-based learning on clinical risk management. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 10 (1), pp. 73-81.
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Risk management is viewed as a systematic process based on multiprofessional and multi-agency decision-making. A learning pack was developed as part of a team-based learning project aiming to encourage and develop collaborative working practice. This brought different professionals and agencies working in mental health together to learn. There is little doubt that mental health practice is a source of stress for practitioners. Apart from the stress associated with managing 'risky' situations, risk management is also a relatively new concept. This can increase stress around ability to cope, both on an individual practitioner level and in teams. This article reports the impact that the learning pack had on team members' stress, specifically work-related stress. A range of scales were used to measure change in stress and results demonstrated reduced work-related pressure in a number of areas following the learning. The implications for team learning in relation to clinical risk management are discussed in light of the findings.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Clinical risk Evaluation Pre and post measures Team-based learning Work-related stress|
|Subjects:||Technology > Medicine and Health > Nursing and Midwifery|
|Group:||School of Health and Social Care|
|Deposited By:||INVALID USER|
|Deposited On:||30 Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2013 14:37|
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