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Rashtchi V, Soleymani M, Amini K, Fallah R. Investigating the Relationship between Teamwork and Professional and Demographic Factors of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in Zanjan Province in 2019. PCNM. 2020; 9 (4) :31-38
URL: http://zums.ac.ir/nmcjournal/article-1-659-en.html
Master's Student, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran , mostafa.soleymani20@gmail.com
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Background: There are not many studies on relationship between teamwork in pre-hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the relationship between teamwork and its consequences is complicated.
Objectives: Therefore, the goal of this research is studying the degree of teamwork and its relationship with job and demographic factors of the Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in Zanjan Province.
Methods: This cross-sectional study focused on the correlation between inclination to teamwork and the demographic features of the EMTs, using a researcher-made demographic and job features instrument and Patterson’s EMT-Teamwork scale. The data were analyzed through the SPSS. 16 software, and p<0.05 level of significance was adopted. The ethical code of IR.ZUMS.REC.1398.243 for this research was obtained from Zanjan University of Medical Sciences.
Results: This cross-sectional study showed mean score of confrontation with teamwork to be 58.44± 17.25 and the highest score belonged to Interpersonal Conflict (IC). Furthermore, the mean score of inclination to teamwork was 63.71± 11.08 and the highest score in this respect belonged to the partner adaptability and leadership. The linear regression analysis also showed that total teamwork score was statistically significant with respect to the number of missions, workplace and the working environment.
Conclusion: The teamwork score of the Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in Zanjan was acceptable and total teamwork score was statistically significant with respect to number of missions, workplace and working environment of the Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in Zanjan Province.
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Type of Study: Orginal research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2020/07/5 | Accepted: 2020/07/31 | Published: 2020/07/31

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