Additional Resources

AHA Team Training Research and Evidence Base

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Babiss, F., Thomas, L., & Fricke, M. M. (2017). Innovative Team Training for Patient Safety: Comparing Classroom Learning to Experiential Training. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing 48(12), 563-569.

Beaudan, E. (2006). Making Change Last: How To Get Beyond Change Fatigue. Ivey Business Journal.

Beiler, J., Opper, K., & Weiss, M. (2019). Integrating Research and Quality Improvement Using TeamSTEPPS: A Health Team Communication Project to Improve Hospital Discharge. Clinical Nurse Specialist 33(1), 22-32.

Castner, J., Foltz-Ramos, K., Schwartz, D. G. & Ceravolo, D. J. (2012). A leadership challenge: staff nurse perceptions after an organizational TeamSTEPPS initiative. The Journal of Nursing Administration 42(10), 467-72.

Daniels, T., Earlywine, M., & Breeding, V. (2019). Environmental services impact on health care‚Äďassociated Clostridium difficile reduction. American Journal of Infection Control 47(4), 400-405.

Frankel, A., Grillo, S. P., Pittman, M., et al. (2008). Revealing and resolving patient safety defects: The impact of leadership walkarounds on frontline caregivers assessments of patient safety. Health Services Research 43(6), 2050-66.

Kotter, J. P. (1996). Leading Change. Boston: Harvard Business School Press.

Li, A. (2013). Teamwork climate and patient safety attitudes: Associations among nurses and comparison with physicians in Taiwan. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 28(1), 60-67.

Nolan, T. W. (2000). System changes to improve patient safety. British Medical Journal 320, 771-3.

Pronovost, P. J., Thompson, D. A., Holzmueller, C. G., et al. (2006). Toward learning from patient safety reporting systems. Journal of Critical Care 21(4), 305-15.

Sheppard, F., Williams, M., & Klein, V. R. (2013). TeamSTEPPS and patient safety in healthcare. Journal of Healthcare Risk Management 32(3), 5-10.

Shojania, K. G., Duncan, B. W., McDonald, K. M., et al. (2001). Making health care safer: a critical analysis of patient safety practices. Evidence report/technology assessment (Summary) Issue 43.

Spiva, L., Robertson, B., et al. (2013). Effectiveness of team training on fall prevention. Journal of Nursing Care Quality Issue 43.

van Beuzekom, M., Boer, F., Akerboom, S., & Dahan, A. (2013). Perception of patient safety differs by clinical area and discipline. British Journal of Anaesthesia 110(1), 107-114.

Ward, M. M., Zhu, X., Lampman, M., & Stewart, G. L. (2015). TeamSTEPPS implementation in community hospitals. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance 28(3), 234-244.

Wolk, C. B., et al. (2019). The implementation of a team training intervention for school mental health: Lessons learned. Psychotherapy (Chic) 56(1), 83-90.