Leading high-functioning teams is vital to efficient and quality laboratory operations. To lead teams, laboratory medical directors need the knowledge, strategies, and skills necessary to foster a productive work environment. This activity provides the basics on creating, leading, and managing teams and describes leadership strategies that encompass conflict resolution and meeting effectiveness. Topics included in this scenario-driven activity are distinguishing groups from teams, identifying team development stages, and using group decision-making techniques. .
After you’ve completed each module, a summary will be available for you to download and print.
Self-study modules include:
- Introduction to Building Teams (25:10 minutes)
- Team Leader Strategies (20:30 minutes)
- Team Conflict Management (22:30 minutes))
- Effective Meetings (22:30 minutes)
After completing this activity, you should be able to:
- Identify how teamwork can be used to effectively achieve results.
- Describe different types of teams.
- Understand various methods to effectively address interpersonal issues.
- Understand the basics of good meeting management.
Accreditation: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this internet enduring material educational activity for a
maximum of 2
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CE (Continuing Education for nonphysicians): The CAP designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 credit(s) of continuing education. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is approved for continuing education credit in the states of California and Florida.
The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) accepts this activity to meet the continuing education requirements.
You must answer the assessment questions and complete the evaluation to claim credit and print your certificate.
To pay with a check, print a copy of this page and send it with your check to the address below. You will be notified when your payment has been processed and you have been registered into the activity.
College of American Pathologists
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093-2750
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This activity and evaluation are available December 12, 2019 and expire December 12, 2022 12:00 AM (ET). You must claim credit by this date and time.