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Journal Article

S-TEAMS: a truly multiprofessional course focusing on nontechnical skills to improve patient safety in the operating theater.

Stewart-Parker E, Galloway R, Vig S. J Surg Educ. 2017;74(1):137-144.

Before teamwork behaviors became a key component of medical error reduction, little research focused on nontechnical skill development in surgery. This commentary discusses a program designed to teach multidisciplinary teams nontechnical skills and enable participants to practice them in simulations. The authors found that teams continued to apply what they learned long after completing the training.