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TeamSTEPPS in Long-Term Care—An Academic Partnership: Part II

Tammy C. Roman, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE; Kylene Abraham, DNP, APRN, RNC-OB; Kathleen Dever, EdD, MS, RN

Abstract

In 2015, the Academy for Leadership in Long-Term Care received a grant to provide interprofessional training on the strategies and techniques of TeamSTEPPS®. The results indicated significant changes in the participants' teamwork and communication strategies to improve resident safety. In part two of this article, the discussion includes the implementation, evaluation results, and implications from this worthy initiative.

J Contin Educ Nurs. 2016;47(12):534–535.

Authors

Dr. Roman, Dr. Abraham, and Dr. Dever are Assistant Professors, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York.

The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

Address correspondence to Tammy C. Roman, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, Assistant Professor, St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618; e-mail: troman@sjfc.edu.

10.3928/00220124-20161115-04

In 2015, the Academy for Leadership in Long-Term Care received a grant to provide interprofessional training on the strategies and techniques of TeamSTEPPS®. The results indicated significant changes in the participants' teamwork and communication strategies to improve resident safety. In part two of this article, the discussion includes the implementation, evaluation results, and implications from this worthy initiative.

J Contin Educ Nurs. 2016;47(12):534–535.

Dr. Roman, Dr. Abraham, and Dr. Dever are Assistant Professors, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York.

The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

Address correspondence to Tammy C. Roman, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, Assistant Professor, St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618; e-mail: troman@sjfc.edu.

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