Table 1.

Teamwork Assessment Tools

Tools to Assess Teamwork Skills Within TeamDefinition
OTAS29,33,3944Procedural task checklist centered on patient, equipment, and communications tasks ratings
• Communication
• Cooperation
• Coordination
• Shared leadership
• Shared monitoring
NOTECHS15,4548Adapted from the aviation NOTECHS scale used in Europe
• Cooperation/teamwork
• Leadership/management
• Situational awareness
• Problem solving/decision making
• ± Communication/interaction
  • NOTECHS indicates Oxford Non-Technical Skills; and OTAS, Observational Teamwork Assessment for Surgery.