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TeamSTEPPS Master Training Course

Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS) is an evidence-based set of teamwork tools, aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals. The Master Training Course is a 2-day in person course with a train-the-trainer approach. This approach educates participants on the TeamSTEPPS Fundamentals content, provides them with resources for training others, and ensurses that they gain the knowledge and training required to implement and coach the behaviors needed to achieve positive results. This course is taught by—and produces—Master Trainers. 

In order to register for this course, please fill out the required fields below. full team of three individuals is required, partial teams will not be able to register. Please limit your registration to one team from each member hospital or organization for each course.

At the core of the national implementation are 6 regional training centers at (from East to West):

  • North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System in New Hyde Park, New York
  • Duke Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • University of Washington Medicine, Seattle, Washington
  • University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
The 2-day workshop will cover the following topics which will be heavily supplemented by experts at each training location. 

Module 1 Introduction
Module 2 Team Structure
Module 3 Leadership
Module 4 Situation Monitoring
Module 5 Mutual Support
Module 6 Communication
Module 7 Putting It All Together
Change Management How to Achieve a Culture of Safety
  • Course Management
  • Developing a Teamwork Improvement Action Plan
Coaching Workshop

The National Implementation of TeamSTEPPS registration page is the location to register for the free trainings at the six regional training centers. Funding for the training centers is provided by the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) of the Department of Health and Human Services. The National Implementation is coordinated by the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) of the American Hospital Association. For any questions regarding registration for the trainings please email HRET at

Available Trainings
Please select the training for which you wish to register. If the training is full, please still register; you will be put on the waitlist and notified should a spot open. Due to the high demand for trainings, we ask that you please cancel your registration in a timely manner should you not be able to attend.

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