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Team Building

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify best practices for team building
among employees.


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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify three (3) characteristics of successful teams.
  2. Select the four (4) major approaches to decision-making by a team leader.
  3. List the four (4) steps of team development.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about team building by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.


Don Gordon, BS, MDiv, Dmin

Don is the founder and CEO of Christians Caring for Creation, Inc. and currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Religion at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Prior to that he served for 35 years in pastoral ministry in Virginia and North Carolina. He earned a Doctorate of Ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary (PCUSA), a M.Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a B.S. degree in Mathematics from Campbell University, where he was a four-year lettermen and captain of the men‘s tennis team. He did further graduate studies in Mathematics at N.C. State University. Don has authored several books in the fields of church history, spiritual formation, and children’s religious education. Since 2018 he has authored several curricula related to spiritual care, leadership, and ethics for the Healthcare Academy. He has recently served on the Board of Trustees for Campbell University in North Carolina and the Board of Directors for The Baptist Center for Ethics in Nashville, Tennessee. Don has spent many hours offering spiritual care in hospitals, hospice care facilities, nursing homes and assisted living facilities with many people he knew well or not at all, including his mother who lived for five years in such an environment.

Team Building - Healthcare Academy
Healthcare Academy

Team Building


Effective teams within a facility promote quality, efficiency, and safety in the work environment. This educational activity outlines principles of teambuilding to promote team performance. The target audience is all staff who serve in supervisory or leadership position.

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