Peller, J., Schwartz, B., and Kitto, S. (2013). Nonclinical Core Competencies and Effects of Interprofessional Teamwork in Disaster and Emergency Response Training and Practice: A Pilot Study. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 7(4):395-402.
The authors surveyed 10 Canadian Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) Members to define the nontechnical core competencies for disaster response, which were categorized under austere skills, interpersonal skills, and cognitive skills. The importance of specific nontechnical core competencies to interprofessional collaboration is also discussed.