TeamSTEPPS Canada®, developed by the United States Department of Defense and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, improves safety and transforms culture in healthcare through better teamwork, communication, leadership, situational awareness, and mutual support. TeamSTEPPS Canada™ is an evidence-based teamwork system that optimizes patient care by improving communication and teamwork skills among healthcare professionals, including point-of-care staff. It includes a comprehensive set of ready-to-use materials and a training curriculum to integrate teamwork principles into a variety of settings.
Date: February 20-21, 2019
Venue: Douglas College, New Westminster Campus
700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC
Registration Fee: $550.00
TeamSTEPPS Canada™ Training Format
The TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer Training is a robust training session designed for healthcare professionals, including point-of-care staff, educators and leaders who have the breadth and influence in their work setting to implement the TeamSTEPPS tools.
The course will help participants develop the ability to:
Increase knowledge relating to teamwork and communication issues leading to care breakdowns and potential patient harm
Understand, select and apply appropriate TeamSTEPPS tools to address identified issues
Create a project plan to address identified issues in teamwork and communication leading to successful implementation and sustainability
Learn how to develop a TeamSTEPPS support team and roll out strategy
Develop a measurement plan to monitor success of implementation
Upon completion of this training session the participant will be able to:
- Identify the teamwork and communication issues within their work environment
Apply the knowledge gained in this training session to apply to the issues identified related teamwork and communication
- Utilize the TeamSTEPPS tools and resources to support TeamSTEPPS unit/organization roll-out
Lead and inspire others in the application of TeamSTEPPS tools and resources
Develop a community of TeamSTEPPS Master Trainers
TeamSTEPPS® (Team Strategies & Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety) 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. TeamSTEPPS Canada™ has been adopted and adapted by the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) and made available to the Canadian healthcare field.