Training for Safety: In and Out of the Operating Room
This course explains the concepts of Medical Team Training (MTT) as a safety initiative for surgeries, and procedures performed outside of the operating room. It addresses behaviors that increase patient safety and staff satisfaction. The process is also referred to as Clinical Team Training (CTT)

Course Publication Date: February 06, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Miriam Moskowitz RN, MSN
Course No:TSO012918
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Professional Issues

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Learning Objectives
  • Identify key aspects of Medical Team Training
  • Differentiate between the Basic Time Out or Universal Protocol performed prior to an operation (or procedure) versus a Pre-Procedure Briefing
  • Describe the benefits of a briefing and debriefing session
  • Discuss how Medical Team Training is beneficial to the patient and staff
  • Acknowledge how training assists in meeting national patient safety goals


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