Download the CUSP Toolkit

Download the entire CUSP Toolkit.
 

You can download the entire CUSP Toolkit using the links below.

These zipped files will require additional software on your computer for local use: go to Plugin Help for assistance.

Files available for download

Essential classroom/training materials

The CUSP Toolkit's components—Facilitator notes (Word® documents), Slides (PowerPoint® files), Videos (Windows Media® video files), Tools (Word® documents) are saved as compressed ZIP files.

To download the CUSP Toolkit and ensure links work correctly—

  • Create a new, empty folder on your computer.
  • Save each ZIP file in the table below in the new folder.
  • Unzip the files. (Plugin help for ZIP files) Folders for each module will appear that contain all of the module’s components.
File name File Size Approximate download time *
Facilitator Notes (Word® files) for all modules 22 MB 15 sec.
Slides for all modules 24 MB 15 sec.
Tools for all modules 95 MB 30 sec.

Videos:
Links are provided for each module's full video and video clips (clips demonstrate significant teaching points and are linked from the slides).

Learn About CUSP 71 MB 30 sec.
Assemble the Team 251 MB 2 min.,15 sec.

Assemble the Team (4 video clips)

127 MB 1 min., 15 sec.
Engage the Senior Executive 151 MB 1 min., 30 sec.
Engage the Senior Executive (3 video clips)
70 MB 30 sec.
Understand the Science of Safety 137 MB 1 min., 15 sec.

Understand the Science of Safety (6 video clips)

190 MB 1 min., 45 sec.
Identify Defects Through Sensemaking 200 MB 2 min.

Identify Defects Through Sensemaking (7 video clips)

124 MB 1 min., 15 sec.
Implement Teamwork & Communication 97 MB 1 min.
Implement Teamwork & Communication (3 video clips)
71 MB 30 sec.
Apply CUSP (3 video clips) 344 MB 3 min., 30 sec.
The Role of the Nurse Manager 241 MB 2 min., 15 sec.

The Role of the Nurse Manager (4 video clips)

151 MB 1 min., 30 sec.
Spread 287 MB 2 min., 30 sec.

Spread (3 video clips)

254 MB 2 min.,15 sec.
Patient and Family Engagement 362 MB 3 min., 40 sec.

Patient and Family Engagement (3 video clips)

191 MB 1 min., 45 sec.
Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Download the CUSP Toolkit. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/cusptoolkit/toolkit/cuspdownload.html