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TeamSTEPPS® for Primary Care Teams


TeamSTEPPS® for Primary Care Teams

University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Elizabeth Harlow, MD, Jane F. Potter, MD
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
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This educational module was designed to teach internal medicine residents about the importance of effective teamwork and how effective teamwork allows for patient-centered care.  The module explains the process for working together in teams for the best patient outomes.  Some areas discussed in the module include: leadership, situation monitoring and mutual support, and communication. 

Educational objectives: 

1. Understand benefits of leadership activities: brief, huddle, debrief

2. Understand how situation monitoring aids in the function of a team

3. Learn how to mutually support team members through feedback and conflict resolution techniques

4. Learn methods of communication for higher functioning, efficient teamwork

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For evaluation purposes, there are pre/post knowledge questions available from the author.

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Estimated time to complete: 
45 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
Already Expired Email Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 1:57pm
Already Expired Email 1 month date: 
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 12:35am
Expired Email Date: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 2:23am
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Denise Kreski

Suggested Citation:
Elizabeth Harlow, MD; Jane F. Potter and MD. TeamSTEPPS® for Primary Care Teams. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2014 Available from:
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