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Team Stepps: Office Practice Course

TeamSTEPPS courses offer participants the opportunity to learn evidence-based, field-tested approaches to improve patient safety through enhanced communication, team leadership, and situational awareness. These courses are free to UR Medicine staff, trainees, and medical staff.

This office practice course is primarily for those who work in office practice settings. If you work in a hospital or procedural setting, please refer to the courses on Nov. 2 and 14.

Objectives:

  • Define the importance of using standard leadership and team behaviors across disciplines to reduce medical errors.
  • Discuss how to use the tools and strategies presented to promote patient safety and decrease medical error.
  • Apply the tools and strategies to real-life situations.
  • Employ tools and strategies for overcoming barriers to team effectiveness.

For medical staff, this course is a qualifying activity for the Malpractice Premium Differential program this year when combined with the Target Zero Harm: High Reliability Essentials online course.

Continental breakfast will be provided from 7:45am-8am.

To Register

Existing MyPath or Achieve User? Log in to either MyPath or Achieve and search for TeamSTEPPs Fundamentals.

New to MyPath? Request an account here and begin the registration process.

Be sure to choose November 2 or November 14 for the General Course and November 16 or December 5 for the Office Practice Course.

 

CME Credit Information

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To obtain CME credit, complete the evaluation form that will be available on MyPath after completion of the course.

Nursing Contact Hour Information

The University of Rochester Center for Nursing Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants will receive 3.5 Nursing Contact Hours.

To obtain CNE credit, complete the evaluation form that will be available on MyPath after completion of the course.

Saturday, November 16 at 8:00am to 12:00pm

School of Medicine and Dentistry, Natapow Conference Room 1-9545
415 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642

Event Type

Medicine and Healthcare, Continuing Education

Audience

Faculty, Health Care Professionals

Contact Phone or Email

heidi_poltorak@urmc.rochester.edu

Continuing Education Credits

4

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