Interdisciplinary Teamwork During a Pandemic: Utilizing Evidence-Based Teamwork Systems

Author(s): Brumfield Latonya

Contact Hours 0.50

CERP C 0.50

Expires Dec 31, 2024

Topics: Collaboration, Communication, Healthy Work Environment, Patient Safety

Role: Staff, Manager

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

With the recent pandemic, care teams have encountered many new and unique stressors. Newly formed teams, collaborating with new team members and practicing in new contexts are just a few of those challenges. A thorough understanding of the application of teamwork theory can help foster mutual trust, support adaptability and promote patient safety. Join this session to gain advanced knowledge on the application of teamwork strategies to your patient care setting during a pandemic.


  • Describe and explain the framework and competencies of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality TeamSTEPPS.
  • Utilize teamwork strategies to mitigate the effects of pandemic related stressors on team dynamics and ensure patient safety.
  • Adapt and apply teamwork concepts and skills to the learners’ individual settings in which they will provide patient care during a pandemic.

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Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. No conflicts of interest have been identified for any individual with the ability to influence the content of this activity. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN or ANCC approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012. AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing (CBRN), California Provider number CEP 1036. This activity is approved for 0.00 contact hours.

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