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Ambulatory surgery centers provide care to growing numbers of patients. This toolkit draws from AHRQ's Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program to help ambulatory surgical center teams develop communication and teamwork skills to reduce infections and other iatrogenic harms.
TeamSTEPPS Canada Master Trainer Training Course.
Canadian Patient Safety Institute. February 20–21, 2019; Douglas College, New Westminster Campus, New Westminster, BC.
Impact of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Safety Program for Perinatal Care.
Kahwati LC, Sorensen AV, Teixeira-Poit S, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019 Jan 10; [Epub ahead of print].
Simulation-based clinical rehearsals as a method for improving patient safety.
Arnold J, Cashin M, Olutoye OO. JAMA Surg. 2018;153:1143-1144.
Measuring the teamwork performance of teams in crisis situations: a systematic review of assessment tools and their measurement properties.
Boet S, Etherington N, Larrigan S, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Oct 11; [Epub ahead of print].
TeamSTEPPS: an evidence-based approach to reduce clinical errors threatening safety in outpatient settings: an integrative review.
Parker AL, Forsythe LL, Kohlmorgen IK. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2018 Sep 13; [Epub ahead of print].
Guideline implementation: team communication.
Link T. AORN J. 2018;108:165-177.
Teamwork and Teamwork Training in Healthcare.
Buljac-Samardzic M, Dekker-van Doorn C, Maynard TM, eds. Group Org Manage. 2018;43:351-527.
Canadian Patient Safety Institute.
The complexity, diversity, and science of primary care teams.
Fiscella K, McDaniel SH. Am Psychol. 2018;73:451-467.
The Science of Teamwork.
McDaniel SH, Salas E, eds. Am Psychol. 2018;73:305-600.
"No-go considerations" for in situ simulation safety.
Bajaj K, Minors A, Walker K, Meguerdichian M, Patterson M. Simul Healthc. 2018;13:221-224.
Addressing dual patient and staff safety through a team-based standardized patient simulation for agitation management in the emergency department.
Wong AH, Auerbach MA, Ruppel H, et al. Simul Healthc. 2018;13:154-162.
The impact of improving teamwork on patient outcomes in surgery: a systematic review.
Sun R, Marshall DC, Sykes MC, Maruthappu M, Shalhoub J. Int J Surg. 2018;53:171-177.
Creating a safer operating room: groups, team dynamics and crew resource management principles.
Wakeman D, Langham MR Jr. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2018;27:107-113.
Human-simulation-based learning to prevent medication error: a systematic review.
Sarfati L, Ranchon F, Vantard N, et al. J Eval Clin Pract. 2019;25:11-20.
Sustaining teamwork behaviors through reinforcement of TeamSTEPPS principles.
Lee SH, Khanuja HS, Blanding RJ, et al. J Patient Saf. 2017 Oct 30; [Epub ahead of print].
The effects of crew resource management on teamwork and safety climate at Veterans Health Administration facilities.
Schwartz ME, Welsh DE, Paull DE, et al. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2018;38:17-37.
Medical team training improves team performance: AOA critical issues.
Carpenter JE, Bagian JP, Snider RG, Jeray KJ. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017;99:1604-1610.
Safer paediatric surgical teams: a 5-year evaluation of crew resource management implementation and outcomes.
Savage C, Gaffney FA, Hussain-Alkhateeb L, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2017;29:853-860.
Challenging authority during an emergency—the effect of a teaching intervention.
Friedman Z, Perelman V, McLuckie D, et al. Crit Care Med. 2017;45:e814-e820.
Increasing patient safety with neonates via handoff communication during delivery: a call for interprofessional health care team training across GME and CME.
Vanderbilt AA, Pappada SM, Stein H, Harper D, Papadimos TJ. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2017;8:365-367.
Association of a surgical task during training with team skill acquisition among surgical residents: the missing piece in multidisciplinary team training.
Sparks JL, Crouch DL, Sobba K, et al. JAMA Surg. 2017;152:818-825.
Do trainees feel that they belong to a team?
Price S, Lusznat R. Clin Teach. 2018;15:240-244.
Improving care teams' functioning: recommendations from team science.
Fiscella K, Mauksch L, Bodenheimer T, Salas E. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43:361–368.
Optimizing Crisis Resource Management to Improve Patient Safety and Team Performance—A Handbook for Acute Care Health Professionals.
Brindley P, Cardinal P, eds. Ottawa, ON, Canada: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; 2017. ISBN: 9781926588414.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
PSNet is produced for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality by a team of editors at the University of California, San Francisco with guidance from a prominent Technical Expert/Advisory Panel. The AHRQ PSNet site was designed and implemented by Silverchair.
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