Crisis Team Training | March 7, 2022
This course allows medical professionals to learn and practice the principles of crisis team management. Participants will understand the rationale for crisis team training, where it fits into a quality patient safety program, fundamentals of teamwork (with emphasis on cooperation and communication), and the importance of practice. They will confront a series of different crisis events so they can learn the underlying principles of team function.
This course is open to code responders at UPMC St. Margaret, including physicians, advanced practice providers, intensive care unit nurses, stepdown nurses, and respiratory therapists.
The learner will be able to:
- Practice teamwork skills in a crisis team situation
- Improve team performance and cycle through various roles in a crisis team situation
- Use effective communication skills within a crisis team situation
Brianne Falkowski, MSN, RN
UPMC St. Margaret
Kristen Killian, DNP, BS, RN, ENLS
Advanced Clinical Education Specialist
UPMC St. Margaret
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity is approved for the following credit: ACCME, ANCC. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2 contact hours.
- 2.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 2.00 Attendance