Use of a communication simulation in team development in hospice workers
The purpose of the study was to determine if a communication workshop with role-play simulation increased team development in hospice workers. Using an experimental design, seven hospice workers from a Southern Colorado not-for-profit hospice were placed into an experimental group and seven were placed in a control group by random selection. A 31-question survey about teamwork was completed pre- and post- workshop by both groups. The experimental group participated in a one-hour communication workshop with role-play simulation. Pre- and post- survey scores were analyzed utilizing ANCOVA. The ...