TeamSTEPPS Fundamentals Course: Module 2

Teams and Teamwork 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.


Write down the names (or positions) of the people in your immediate work area or unit who contribute to the success in providing care for your patients. If you are not clinical at present, complete this exercise as if you worked in the Operating Room, Emergency Room, Labor and Delivery, a medial or surgical ward, or a Family Practice Clinic. (Choose one.)

A. Contributors

Name _____________________________________  Title ______________________________

B. What is the Goal of your unit or work area?


C. What elements or characteristics make the group a team... or could make them a team?


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Page last reviewed March 2014
Page originally created September 2012
Internet Citation: TeamSTEPPS Fundamentals Course: Module 2. Content last reviewed March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.