24 Lab Exercise: Reflective Analysis (Team Roles)



For this lab exercise you will:

  1. Describe the process of team development and team roles and practices of effective teams (IPEC, 2011, TT1).
  2. Apply leadership practices that support collaborative practice and team effectiveness (IPEC, 2011, TT5).
  3. Perform effectively on teams and in different team roles in a variety of settings (IPEC, 2011, TT11).

Part I.

  1. TAKE THE QUIZ on personality style that is provided by your instructor.
  2. TAKE THE QUIZ on leadership that is provided by your instructor.
  3. REVIEW AND REFLECT on the meaning of the assessment results concerning team roles.
  4. WRITE answers to the following questions as they relate to assessments of team roles.
  • What about the quiz result surprised you?




  • What did you learn about your communication skills and/or communication style?




  • How does this new learning about yourself and/or communication connect with past/present experiences?


Part II.

  1. IDENTIFY areas of professional development concerning your communication skill and/or communication style.
  2. REVIEW the information provided here concerning SMART Goals.
    1. SMART stands for:
      • Specific (simple, sensible, significant)
      • Measurable (meaningful, motivating)
      • Achievable (agreed, attainable)
      • Relevant (reasonable, realistic and resourced, results-based)
      • Time bound (time-based, time limited, time/cost limited, timely, time-sensitive).
  3. EXAMPLE SMART goals:An example SMART goal has all of the S-M-A-R-T components.  Here are 2 examples:
      • STUDENT Goal – By April 23, 20XX (by graduation), increase (my) knowledge of effective patient education concerning nutrition as demonstrated by certificate from a module; and reading relevant materials, and developing my own mock patient education handout that includes meal planning calendar and a food diary.
      • PATIENT Goal – By February 14, 20XX, increase knowledge of self-care concerning nutrition and the intake of liquids as demonstrated by 2-week food and activity diary that is shared with primary care provider at the February 14, 20XX outpatient appointment.

3. WRITE 1-2 SMART goals concerning your communication for interprofessional practice.

  • How will you apply this new learning to your healthcare profession-related practice and/or your role as an interprofessional team member (WRITE a SMART goal)?




16 Personalities.  (n.d.).  Free personality test.  Retrieved December 5, 2022 from https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test

Interprofessional Education Collaborative Expert Panel.  (2011). Core competencies for interprofessional practice:  Report of an expert panel.  Washington, D.C.:  Interprofessional Education Collaborative

Merrihew, M.  (2017, August 4).  The importance of setting SMART goals.  Retrieved August 02, 2022, from https://www.hydratemarketing.com/

The Mind Tools Content Team (2021, October 15).  SMART goals:  How to make your goals achievable.  https://www.mindtools.com/

MindTools.  (2022, January 05).  How good are your leadership skills?


RUBRIC – SMART Goal(s) for 

0-10 SMART goal(s) is/are written as one sentence.
0-2 SMART goal(s) is/are specific.
0-2 SMART goal(s) is/are measurable.
0-2 SMART goal(s) is/are achievable.
0-2 SMART goal(s) is/are relevant.
0-2 SMART goal(s) is/are time-bound.



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