Patients With Limited English Proficiency

TeamSTEPPS® Enhancing Safety for Patients With Limited English Proficiency Module

The TeamSTEPPS Limited English Proficiency 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. This evidence-based 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.

The TeamSTEPPS® Limited English Proficiency 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. This evidence-based 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.

This module consists of staff training materials and train-the-trainer materials. The staff training materials are used to teach TeamSTEPPS® to various clinical and nonclinical staff. The train-the-trainer materials are used to prepare staff to deliver training to other staff and are designed to teach trainers how to use the staff training materials.

Also select Improving Patient Safety Systems for Patients With Limited English Proficiency: A Guide for Hospitals, which may help you and your organization prepare for the TeamSTEPPS® Limited English Proficiency module.”


Module Materials

 

Contents

Staff Training
Train the Trainers
Guides
Binder Resources

 

Staff Training

Pre-Work

Handouts

Slide Presentations

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Train the Trainers

Pre-Work

Handouts

Slide Presentations

Related Resources

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Guides

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Binder Resources

Page last reviewed March 2013
Internet Citation: Patients With Limited English Proficiency: TeamSTEPPS® Enhancing Safety for Patients With Limited English Proficiency Module. March 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/teamstepps/lep/index.html