TeamSTEPPS®: Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety

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Originally developed by: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Country of origin: USA
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Available in the following languages: English

Type of tool: tool for system change, tool for training and education, tool for promotion of a safety culture

Short description

TeamSTEPPS® is an evidence-based teamwork system aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals. It includes a comprehensive set of ready-to-use materials and a training curriculum to successfully integrate teamwork principles into any health care system.