TeamSTEPPS Curriculum Tools and Materials
How to Order TeamSTEPPS Materials
TeamSTEPPS materials are available both online and in print format.
Instructor Guide: A limited number of assembled toolkits (including the CD, DVD, and printed materials in a 3-inch looseleaf binder) are available from the AHRQ Clearinghouse, on a single-copy basis, at cost.
Multimedia Resource Kit, Pocket Guide, Poster and RRS Module: Free single copies of the CD-ROM and DVD disks (distributed in a disk wallet as the Multimedia Resource Kit); the Pocket Guide that summarizes TeamSTEPPS principles in a portable, easy-to-use format; and the 17- x 22-inch poster that tells your staff you are adopting TeamSTEPPS are available from the AHRQ Publications Clearinghouse. DoD requests should indicate the order is "DoD/TRICARE."
Core TeamSTEPPS Training Curriculum Materials
TeamSTEPPS is presented in a multimedia format, with tools to help your health care organization plan, conduct, and evaluate its own team training program. All materials are available online and in printed copies. The core curriculum includes:
All of the materials above can be ordered as a toolkit (including the CD, DVD, and printed materials in a 3-inch looseleaf binder) from the AHRQ Clearinghouse, on a single-copy basis, at cost. A 17- x 22-inch poster that tells your staff you are adopting TeamSTEPPS is also available from the AHRQ Clearinghouse.
TeamSTEPPS Rapid Response Systems (RRS) Training Module
This evidence-based module provides insight into the core concepts of teamwork as they are applied to the rapid response system (RRS). The module is available online and as a CD-ROM. Both versions contain the RRS Instructor Guide and training slides in Word®, PDF, and PowerPoint® and offer high-quality video vignettes of teamwork as it relates to RRS.
Additional TeamSTEPPS Tools and Materials available for download
Enhancing Safety for Patients With Limited English Proficiency Module
This module is designed to help you develop and deploy a customized plan to train your staff in teamwork skills and lead a medical teamwork improvement initiative in your organization from initial concept development through to sustainment of positive changes. The module will provide insight into the core concepts of teamwork as they are applied to your work with patients who have difficulty communicating in English. Comprehensive curricula and instructional guides include short case studies and videos illustrating teamwork opportunities and successes.
TeamSTEPPS Long-Term Care Version
This version of TeamSTEPPS adapts the core concepts of the TeamSTEPPS program to reflect the environment of nursing homes and other other long-term care settings such as assisted living and continuing care retirement communities. The examples, discussions, and exercises are tailored to the long-term care environment.
TeamSTEPPS Primary Care Version
This version of TeamSTEPPS adapts the core concepts of the TeamSTEPPS program to reflect the environment of primary care office-based teams. The examples, discussions, and exercises are tailored to the primary care environment.
Training Guide: Using Simulation in TeamSTEPPS Training
This guide provides instruction on using simulation-based training whenm teaching TeamSTEPPS. The use of simulation has proven to be a powerful strategy in team-based health care. It affords excellent opportunities to enhance the quality of continuing education for health care professionals, as well as provide education and practice for students learning to become health care professionals.
TeamSTEPPS Leadership Briefing Slides
More Resources on Team Training and Patient Safety
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