Essentials Instructional Module

TeamSTEPPS® Long-Term Care Version

The Essentials Course highlights the key principles and concepts of TeamSTEPPS (Strategies & Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety). The Essentials Course can bring you up to speed quickly about improving resident safety by implementing TeamSTEPPS.

 The Long-Term Care version of the TeamSTEPPS Essentials Course is based on a PDF Version [ PDF file - 838.61 KB] developed for hospital settings. The pocket guide is available for download or can be ordered from AHRQ's Publications Clearinghouse (AHRQ Pub. No. 06-0020-2). Although the text uses the term "patient" rather than "resident" and examples are from hospital settings, the guide can be useful for long-term care staff.

Welcome ( PDF Version [ PDF file - 48.92 KB] )

Classroom slides and handouts ( PowerPoint Version [ Microsoft PowerPoint file - 1.39 MB] , PDF Version [ PDF file - 502.23 KB] )

Instructor slides and handouts ( PowerPoint Version [ Microsoft PowerPoint file - 996.82 KB] , PDF Version [ PDF file - 667.11 KB] )

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Page last reviewed July 2012
Internet Citation: Essentials Instructional Module: TeamSTEPPS® Long-Term Care Version. July 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/teamstepps/longtermcare/essentials/index.html