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Knowledge and opinions on nurses’ Team Work’s

Selver Guler, Sezer Avci, Betul Kaplan, Feride Yigit, Hatice Akkurt.

The aim of this study is to determine the knowledge and opinions of the nurses about teamwork. This descriptive study was conducted with 206 nurses in Þahinbey Education Research and Application Hospital. Data were collected using the questionnaire prepared by the researchers, and the ‘’ Teamwork Attitudes Questionnaire ‘’ (T-TAQ). Number, percentage, mean ± standard deviation and Chi-square, t-test, and ANOVA analysis were performed as descriptive statistics. 72.8% of the nurses are female, and 27.2% are male. The mean age of the nurses was 29.8 ± 4.8 years. 73.3% of the nurses were trained on the subject during primary education, 55.3% of them were trained on the subject after graduation, and 58.3% of them stated that teamwork was carried out in the unit they were working in. The mean score of the Teamwork Attitudes Questionnaire was 107.96 ± 23.21. Despite receiving the lowest score from the mutual support sub-dimension, this score is above the mean. The highest mean score was taken from the leadership sub-dimension. It was determined that there was a statistically significant difference between the team structure and the mutual support sub-dimension in the comparison of the gender and teamwork attitudes scores of the nurses (p

Key words: Team, teamwork, nurse

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