Previous TeamSTEPPS Webinars: 2013

As part of the TeamSTEPPS National Implementation, AHRQ is sponsoring a monthly webinar series. The webinars below were held in 2013.

December 2013 Webinar: Team Training in Health Care and TeamSTEPPS at Johns Hopkins

Michael Rosen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Sallie J. Weaver, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, discussed the following objectives:

  • Provide a review of the current state of team training in health care.
  • Discuss TeamSTEPPS’ role in the current state of team training in health care.
  • Share examples of the implementation of TeamSTEPPS at Johns Hopkins.

Slides are available for download [Powerpoint,  2.2 MB]. Webinar recording.

November 2013 Webinar: Implementing the SBAR Tool: Improving Communication and Response Times in Critical Care Transport

Kenneth M. Miller, RN, M.S.N., CCRN, Assistant Unit Director/Educator, Critical Care Transport Team, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, discussed the following objectives:

  • Discuss the rationale for implementing the SBAR tool within Critical Care Transport (CCT).
  • Describe the planning and implementation process of the SBAR project.
  • Discuss the preliminary outcomes and evaluation of the SBAR project.
  • Present the take-home points and challenges faced with this project.

Slides are available for download [Powerpoint, 1 MB]. Webinar recording.

October 2013 Webinar: Enhancing Patient Safety for Patients with Limited English Proficiency (LEP): TeamSTEPPS

Laura Maynard, M.Div., the Director of Collaborative Learning at the North Carolina Quality Center, discussed the following objectives:

  • Highlight what we now about patient safety and LEP patients.
  • Identify common causes of adverse events for LEP and culturally diverse patients.
  • Present five key strategies for improving detection of medical errors and preventing high-risk scenarios from becoming safety events.
  • Provide an approach to preventing safety events through the use of TeamSTEPPS tools.

Slides are available for download [Powerpoint, 1.92 MB]. Webinar recording.

September 2013 Webinar: TeamSTEPPS in Long-Term Care (LTC): Financial and Safety Benefits of Implementing TeamSTEPPS in Nursing Homes and LTC Facilities

Michelle Pandolfi, M.S.W., LNHA, the Director of Consulting Services for QUALIDIGM, Sharon Kostboth-Harper, PHR, the Project Manager at Tealwood Senior Living, and Erin Howe, D.N.P. at MM Ewing Continuing Care Center and Assistant Faculty at University of Rochester School of Nursing, discussed the following objectives:

  • Learn how the TeamSTEPPS Curriculum has been adapted for the Long-Term Care setting.
  • Discuss the financial and patient safety benefits of TeamSTEPPS in Long-Term Care.
  • Highlight the importance of implementing TeamSTEPPS in Long-Term Care Facilities and encourage the LTC community to use TeamSTEPPS tools and resources.
  • Review steps taken to reach the planning process and development of an implementation plan.
  • Share the implementation and outcomes of TeamSTEPPS in a LTC setting.

Slides are available for download [Powerpoint, 1 MB]. Webinar recording.

August 2013 Webinar: North Shore Long Island Jewish (NSLIJ) Health System’s Journey to System-wide Implementation of TeamSTEPPS

Lily Thomas, Ph.D., RN, Vice President of System Nursing Research, and Catherine Galla, RN, M.S.N., CENP, Associate Vice President of Nursing Initiatives, presented North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System’s approach to implementing TeamSTEPPS systemwide and discussed the following objectives:

  • Illustrate NSLIJ’s unique TeamSTEPPS Implementation story acSeross the entire hospital system.
  • Describe the phases of TeamSTEPPS implementation.
  • Recognize three barriers and proactive solutions in implementing TeamSTEPPS.

Slides are available for download [Powerpoint, 3.22 MB]. Webinar recording.

July 2013 Webinar: Using Simulation to Enhance TeamSTEPPS Implementation

James Korndorffer, M.D., Medical Director at the Tulane Center for Advanced Medical Simulation and a TeamSTEPPS master trainer, discussed Tulane’s approach to implementing TeamSTEPPS with the use of simulation and how high-fidelity simulation training can reduce medical errors and increase patient safety.

Slides are available for download [Powerpoint,  962.32 KB]. Webinar recording.

May 2013 Webinar: TeamSTEPPS Implementation: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Kurt O’Brien, Director of Organizational Development and Training at the University of Washington Medicine, hosted the May 8 webinar sponsored by the TeamSTEPPS National Implementation Program. His talk was titled, "TeamSTEPPS Implementation: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly." Mr. O’Brien is a TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer and an instructor in UW’s TeamSTEPPS Training Center. He has been involved with implementing TeamSTEPPS in the Harborview Hospital System and the University of Washington Medical Center. He talked about UW’s approach to implementing the TeamSTEPPS tools and strategies, UW’s successes and failures with TeamSTEPPS, and lessons learned and strategies for success in using TeamSTEPPS to improve patient safety.

Slides are available for download [Powerpoint, 2.87 MB]. Webinar recording.

April 2013 Webinar: TeamSTEPPS for Learners

The April 10 webinar presented by Dr. Karyn Baum from the University of Minnesota addressed interprofessional education and TeamSTEPPS. Dr. Baum discussed the rationale for integrating team training into health profession’s education and how to adjust TeamSTEPPS when using the curriculum with learners. Challenges specific to teaching TeamSTEPPS in the interprofessional setting were touched upon in addition to best practices for team training.

Slides are available for download [Powerpoint, 1.8 MB]. Webinar recording.

March 2013 Webinar: TeamSTEPPS for Patient and Family Engagement

The webinar, presented by Karen Frush, M.D., and Tiffany Christensen from the TeamSTEPPS Regional Training Center at Duke University, addressed strategies for putting patients at the center of care and how to adapt TeamSTEPPS tools for patient use to better partner with patients and families.

Slides are available for download [Powerpoint, 4.21 MB]. Webinar recording.

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Page originally created May 2017
Internet Citation: Previous TeamSTEPPS Webinars: 2013. Content last reviewed August 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.