AHA Team Training National Conference Agenda

The 2018 AHA Team Training National conference runs Tuesday, June 19 through Friday, June 22 in San Diego, CA.

Agenda at a Glance

Pre-conference: Tuesday, June 19

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Master Training Course

Pre-conference: Wednesday, June 20

8:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Master Training Course (continued)

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

4-hour Pre-conference Workshops

Main Conference: Wednesday, June 20

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Plenary Presentation

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Break

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions #1

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Main Conference: Thursday, June 21

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions #2

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Plenary Presentation

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions #3

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions #4

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Networking and Poster Session

Main Conference: Friday, June 22

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions #5

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Plenary Presentation

Topic Tracks

The 2018 conference will feature four topic tracks:

Effective Teaching: Innovative Ways of Bringing TeamSTEPPS to your Team

Health care organizations and teaching institutions are constantly developing innovative ways to teach various types of learners while giving them an opportunity to practice and apply new skills. There has been a shift as organizations move away from didactic learning towards simulation and gaming. Sessions in this track will showcase simulation and gaming tools and techniques to teach, coach and implement TeamSTEPPS.

Connecting the Dots: Making TeamSTEPPS a Lasting Approach

With many competing priorities, it can be a challenge to create a lasting culture change. Instead of viewing TeamSTEPPS as yet another initiative, it can be a vehicle to connect the dots between organizational programs and goals. Sessions in this track will highlight sustainment approaches and new ideas that are not traditionally associated to TeamSTEPPS such as leveraging new technology, working with non-traditional partners and considering innovative approaches.

Engaging the Team: Patients, Staff, Providers, Leaders and Students

A health care team is made up of many diverse members and it can be a challenge to engage each unique group as the demands in health care increase and are ever changing. How can you provide individuals from each of these groups a sense of ownership in regards to TeamSTEPPS? Sessions in this track will focus on various ways to engage the team including sessions on resistance, burn out, conflict resolution and ownership.

Making the Case: Assessing, Measuring and Implementing TeamSTEPPS across the Continuum

From planning to implementing to measuring impact, use of data increases transparency, accountability and support. This allows organizations to identify and plan strategic TeamSTEPPS initiatives, track progress, detect areas for improvement and tell their TeamSTEPPS story. Sessions in this track will share real-world examples of how to use data to measure outcomes and impact, use tools and methods to identify quantifiable objectives and guide future TeamSTEPPS interventions.

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