Arbetsteamets kommunikation
: ur ett svenskt sjuksköterskeperspektiv

Translated title of the thesis: Teamwork communication: A Swedish nursing perspective
  • Maria Jönsson
  • Linda Iveborn

    Student thesis: Bachelor


    Background: Based on employees' individual skills and the patient's needs, thenurse needs to systematically manage, prioritize and allocate nursing in the team. Inaddition, nurses assess the team's efforts and knowledge of group dynamics andwith the help of this group to develop and strengthen capacity for conflictmanagement and problem solving within the group. Teamwork is an importantcomponent of teamwork, because mistakes in care can be linked to lack ofcommunication and understanding within the team. Aim: To illuminate theteamwork communication from a Swedish nursing perspective. Method: Literaturereview through a systematic content analysis of international scientific articles. Results: The result was based on ten scientific articles and 1 scientific dissertation.The result was presented in six categories as following: Communication in theteam, communication and patterns in the team, experiences of teamwork, teamworkand leadership, communication in a hierarchical environment and effects ontutoring the team. Conclusion: The study showed that a permissive climate andleadership were important for teamwork communication. It shows that there isfurther need for methods and models to foster communication and teamwork.

    Date of Award2011-Jun-17
    Original languageSwedish
    SupervisorSuzanna Hägglöf (Supervisor)

    Educational program

    • Study Programme in Nursing

    University credits

    • 15 HE credits

    Swedish Standard Keywords

    • Nursing (30305)


    • communication
    • teamwork
    • nursing

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