Research project When lives are at stake, teamwork are put to the test. The right person should make the right thing at the right time. Does a simulator-based course increase team situation awareness and a conscious use of different leadership strategies?
Modern emergency care involves doctors, nurses and nurses aids working together with the severely injured / ill patients to quickly, safely and effectively help them. In these situations, the demands are high for management and medical expertise. In previous studies, we have seen that there is a negotiation between leaders and team members, and that the leader can use various strategies to get things done. How does the team a common ground for understanding of the situation? How can the process to create situation awareness be facilitated? The study is an intervention study with theoretical training interspersed with full-scale team exercises using a patient simulator.