TeamSTEPPS Fundamentals Course: Module 1.

Magic Wand Exercise Sheet

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.


Exercise I: If I Had a Magic Wand

If I had a "Magic Wand" and could make changes within my unit or the facility in the areas of patient quality and safety.



A. Provide a list of things that frustrate you, are significant problems, or make safe quality patient care more difficult to provide. Some of the problems I would deal with are. 




B. Some of the solutions or ideas that may help to improve quality and safety for patients include: 



*** Circle the three solutions you feel would have the most impact ***

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Internet Citation: TeamSTEPPS Fundamentals Course: Module 1.. Content last reviewed March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.