Implementing TeamSTEPPS® Training: Using Evidence to Impact Teamwork on a Medical-Surgical Unit

Implementing TeamSTEPPS® Training: Using Evidence to Impact Teamwork on a Medical-Surgical Unit

Identification: MSNJ2201
Issue: January-February 2022
Volume: Vol. 31/No. 1
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 02/29/2024
  • 1.30 - CH


Learning Outcome:
After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to discuss how a TeamSTEPPS training program can be customized and implemented across different departments within a healthcare institution to improve teamwork, communication, and patient safety.

Contact hours available until 2/29/2024.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers, authors):

The author(s), editor, editorial committee, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this nursing continuing professional development article.

Commercial Support:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This education activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, AMSN Education Director.


Credits Available

Implementing TeamSTEPPS® Training: Using Evidence to Impact Teamwork on a Medical-Surgical Unit

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Elizabeth Anderson
3/18/22 3:13 pm

teamwork is so important to sustain with not only new hired nurses, but also support staff. Use of information board is also beneficial for seasoned staff as well.

Cheryl Ward
4/3/22 10:42 am

Teamwork is essential not only in improving morale with staff but patients feel more at ease also.

Cecilia Nguyen
6/4/22 5:30 pm


Sandra Slonosky
8/22/22 12:43 pm

good article, teamwork is so important

Tamera Hussey
11/13/22 9:02 pm

Team work. We utilize this approach on our medical surgical unit . We utilize this with the LPN/RN team approach. Famous saying Together everyone accomplish more.

Van Bellew
2/15/23 12:51 am

TeamSTEPPS is great and increases a team's sustainability chances.

Danielle Joslin
3/16/23 8:39 pm

great for MORALE

Misty Bragg
4/18/23 7:22 pm

teamwork and teaching new hires is so important. Very Good Article!