TeamSTEPPS 2.0 Course Management Guide

Appendix C: Additional TeamSTEPPS Modules and Versions

TeamSTEPPS is a teamwork system developed jointly by the Department of Defense (DoD)and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to improve institutional collaboration and communication relating to patient safety.

In addition to the core TeamSTEPPS curriculum that the Course Management Guide describes, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed a number of additional TeamSTEPPS modules and versions for use in specific health care environments. These additional modules and versions provide resources for customizing TeamSTEPPS instruction to a particular audience. The table below provides information about the additional TeamSTEPPS modules and versions.

Table C-1: Additional TeamSTEPPS Modules and Versions

Module/Version Location Description

TeamSTEPPS Rapid Response Systems (RRS) Guide

http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/teamstepps/rrs/index.html

The TeamSTEPPS Rapid Response Systems Guide is designed to help an organization develop and deploy a customized plan to train staff in teamwork skills and lead a medical teamwork improvement initiative from initial concept development through to sustainment of positive changes. This evidence-based module provides insight into the core concepts of teamwork as they are applied to the rapid response system.

This guide includes:

  • Instructor Manual and Instructional Slides
  • Instructional Videos

TeamSTEPPS Dental Module

http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/teamstepps/dental/index.html

The TeamSTEPPS Dental Module consists of videos designed to show how dental staff who perform oral surgery and general dentistry can use TeamSTEPPS' teamwork, leadership, mutual support, communication, and situation monitoring skills in their practices.

The module includes four instructional videos:

  • Dental Office (Success and Opportunity)
  • Oral Surgery (Success and Opportunity)

Enhancing Safety for Patients With Limited English Proficiency Module

http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/teamstepps/lep/index.html

The TeamSTEPPS Limited English Proficiency module is designed to help an organization develop and deploy a customized plan to train staff in teamwork skills and lead a medical teamwork improvement initiative from initial concept development through to sustainment of positive changes. This evidence-based module provides insight into the core concepts of teamwork as they are applied to 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.

This module includes:

  • Instructor Manual and Instructional Slides (Fundamentals Course and Trainer/Coach Course)
  • Instructor Manual and Instructional Slides (Essentials Course)
  • Instructional Videos
  • Pre-Work: Readiness Assessment
  • Improving Patient Safety Systems for Patients With Limited English Proficiency: A Guide for Hospitals
  • Evaluation Guide

TeamSTEPPS Long-Term Care Version

http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/teamstepps/longtermcare/index.html

The Long-Term Care version of TeamSTEPPS adapts the core concepts of the TeamSTEPPS program to reflect the environment of nursing homes and 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.

This version includes:

  • Instructor Manual and Instructional Slides (Fundamentals Course and Trainer/Coach Course)
  • Instructor Manual and Instructional Slides (Essentials Course)
  • Instructor Manual and Instructional Slides (Supplemental Module)
  • Implementation Guide
  • Instructional Videos
  • Specialty Scenarios

TeamSTEPPS Primary Care Version*

http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/teamstepps/primarycare/index.html

The Primary Care 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.

This version includes:

  • Instructor Manual (TeamSTEPPS Fundamentals)
  • Instructional Slides
  • Instructional Videos

*AHRQ is funding the development of additional resources to support this curriculum.

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Page last reviewed March 2014
Internet Citation: TeamSTEPPS 2.0 Course Management Guide : Appendix C: Additional TeamSTEPPS Modules and Versions. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/teamstepps/instructor/essentials/coursemgmtappc.html