TeamSTEPPS is an evidence-based set of teamwork tools, aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals.
Several versions of TeamSTEPPS are available, along with individual modules related to specific audiences, settings, or situations.
Master trainers are encouraged to share TeamSTEPPS with colleagues but need to follow certain guidelines.
TeamSTEPPS has been used by healthcare professionals across the United States. The research cataloged here describes some of the approaches used to implement TeamSTEPPS in specific settings of care, as well as evaluation efforts to quantify or qualify the impact of using TeamSTEPPS.
AHRQ held monthly webinars on various topics related to TeamSTEPPS. View materials from these webinars.