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Once a PFAC is established, the staff will receive notifications via email and flyers quar-terly about past recommendations of the PFAC as well as status of initiatives that the PFAC is currently addressing. Yearly, the PFAC will provide staff members a “year-in-review” recap of the initiatives that have occurred based on the recommendations of the PFAC. By providing these updates, the PFAC can show that patient and family centered care has positive results within the organization and attempt to remind clinicians about the need to partner with their pa-tients and the patients’ families.Tools for the TeamIn order for the committee to be an effective agent for change, the committee members that are selected to both the steering committee and the PFAC must be highly emotionally intelli-gent and self-aware individuals. Every individual has areas of his or her personality that are stronger than other areas. By selecting emotionally intelligent and self-aware individuals to the teams, the organization can ensure both the steering committee and the PFAC are more effective and efficient. Therefore, the organization prior to selecting steering committee members will provide the Keirsey Self-Assessment tool version II to help identify different personalities that will work well together in the committee and also to ensure the committee is diverse. Then, the steering committee members will have PFAC applicants also complete the Keirsey Self-Assess-ment tool version II for the same reasons.The Keirsey Self-Assessment tool version II is a tool designed to help members of teams identify ways to navigate and resolve conflict, build high performance teams, and to align the or-
Organizational Leadership 26ganization for success. It asks the individual a series of questions and based on his or her re-sponses can categorize his or her personality into one of the four personalities. The four person-alities include artisan, guardian, idealist, and rationalist. Having a diverse committee with each of the personalities ensures the committee is addressing issues from viewpoints of each type of personality (Conti, G., 2016). Furthermore, the members can also read about all four of the per-sonalities and identify ways in which to work with each personality more effectively and effi-ciently. The members can also identify ways to gain engagement from members with each per-sonality.
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