TeamSTEPPS Fundamentals Course

This full-day training is comprised of the TeamSTEPPS Fundamentals curriculum and includes day one material from the two-day TeamSTEPPS Master Training Course. This experiential course provides participants with an overview of the TeamSTEPPS tools and skills. The Fundamentals course is excellent for those who simply wish to learn the TeamSTEPPS tools and principles or receive a refresher.

This course has the following learning objectives:

  • Identify common communication and teamwork related challenges in health care
  • Learn the TeamSTEPPS tools and how they can help to overcome these challenges
  • Practice the use of the tools in practical scenarios and simulations
  • Discuss how the tools can be effectively implemented in the health care setting

Registration

The registration fee is $450 per person. This fee includes course materials, meals, continuing education credits and a TeamSTEPPS Fundamentals certificate of completion. There are no requirements to attend this course although it is recommended for participants to come with 2-3 team members if feasible. For teams of 3 or more attending the same course, we offer a team discount of $50 off each person's registration. To receive the team discout or to pay by invoice, please email teamtraining@aha.org before registering.

Date Faculty Location Registration
March 26 MetroHealth Cleveland, OH Opening Soon
October 9 University of Washington Seattle, WA Opening Soon

Substitutions, Cancellations and Refunds

If you registered for a course but can no longer attend, you may send a substitute, by emailing teamtraining@aha.org. If you must cancel entirely, your request for a refund — minus a $250 processing fee — must be made in writing to teamtraining@aha.org no later than 10 business days prior to a course. Refunds will be processed within two weeks of the request. Cancellations made within 10 business days of a course will not be eligible for a refund. In the unlikely event that this course is cancelled, AHA Team Training will provide a refund for the registration but is not responsible for non-refundable items such as airfare and hotel costs.

Additional Meeting Details

Please read below for additional course information and answers to some frequently asked questions.

Who Should Attend

Everyone is welcome to attend a Fundamentals course! Whether you are clinical or non-clinical, anyone who works in the health care field and is interested in improving teamwork and communication should attend.The Fundamentals course is excellent for those who simply wish to learn the TeamSTEPPS tools and principles or receive a refresher.

Course Pre-Work

You will be asked to complete pre-work before the course. You will receive detailed information in your confirmation email. The pre-work allows the faculty the opportunity to get to know more about you and your organization ahead of time, allowing them to create a course more tailored to your organization’s needs. It is estimated to take 30 minutes to complete.

Course Agenda

There are the modules you can expect to experience throughout the course.

  • TeamSTEPPS Introduction
  • Team Structure
  • Communication
  • Leading Teams
  • Situation Monitoring
  • Mutual Support
  • Implementation Planning
  • Daily Wrap-Up and Evaluation

Meals

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Dress Code

Please dress business casual. You may wish to bring a sweater or jacket since the meeting rooms are cold at times.