A multidisciplinary teamwork training program: The Triad for Optimal Patient Safety (TOPS) experience.
Sehgal NL, Fox M, Vidyarthi AR, et al; TOPS Project. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23:2053-2057.
A teamwork training intervention that involved internal medicine residents, pharmacists, and nurses as well as nonclinical staff was successfully implemented at an academic hospital. The intervention focused on developing teamwork skills and
, based on interactive discussions between providers of different disciplines.
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Improving safety culture on adult medical units through multidisciplinary teamwork and communication interventions: the TOPS Project.
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Assessing and improving safety culture throughout an academic medical centre: a prospective cohort study.
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Improving teamwork: impact of structured interdisciplinary rounds on a medical teaching unit.
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