Webinars & Teleconferences

 April Webinar

TeamSTEPPS for Code Blue Teams: Piloting SBAR and CUS for Interprofessional Team Education 

AHRQ is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, April 8 from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. In this webinar, Edward Lee, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Hospitalist Section in the UCLA Department of Internal Medicine, and Ken Miller, RN, MSN, CCRN, Simulation Education Program Coordinator in the UCLA Department of Nursing Practice Research and Education, will discuss how they identified the need for and implemented TeamSTEPPS tools in UCLA's Code Blue Teams. Specifically, this presentation will:

  1. Provide an overview of Code Blue Teams and interprofessional team education at UCLA
  2. Describe the identification of the need for TeamSTEPPS tools among Code Blue team members
  3. Describe how interprofessional code team training and TeamSTEPPS tools are being implemented
  4. Present data measuring the effectiveness of the intervention

There is no cost to participate. Click here to register.

 May Webinar

I-PASS: Integrating High Quality Handoffs into TeamSTEPPS and Hospital Care

AHRQ is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, May 13 from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. In this webinar, Christopher Landrigan, MD, MPH, Research Director of the Inpatient Pediatrics Service at Boston Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, will be joined by Army Col. Clifton Yu, MD, Director of Medical Education at the Walter Reed National Mil­itary Medical Center. They will present their work on the I-PASS study, which aims to improve safety by standardizing provider communication, particularly during transitions in care. Drs. Landrigan and Yu serve as lead investigators in this project. Their presentation will seek to:

  1. Review the literature on handoffs, miscommunications and patient safety.
  2. Describe I-PASS, a bundle of handoff interventions inspired and informed by the TeamSTEPPS program.
  3. Discuss the results of a multi-center study that implemented I-PASS in nine North American hospitals.

There is no cost to participate. Click here to register.