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TeamSTEPPS Master Training Course

You are invited to attend the AORN TeamSTEPPS® Master Training Course with Simulation.

About the Course

This two-day TeamSTEPPS® Master Training Course provides techniques, tools and strategies to assist health care professionals in developing and optimizing staff team knowledge, skills and performance. Upon completion of the two-day TeamSTEPPS® Master Training Course, participants will receive a comprehensive set of ready-to-use materials and a training curriculum designed to successfully integrate teamwork principles into practice.

Course Objectives

  • Become further familiar with TeamSTEPPS® tools and methodology

  • Be equipped to teach TeamSTEPPS® to others

  • Be ready to implement & coach TeamSTEPPS®

Event Details

Date: September 4-5, 2014

Location: AORN
2170 South Parker Rd, Suite 400
Denver, CO 80231

Parking: Free onsite

Registration: Free - register here

Day 1: 8:00am - 4:30pm* (registration 8:00-8:30am)
Day 2: 8:00am - 4:00pm
* Breakfast & Lunch will be provided

Travel & Lodging

Hotels within a short distance to course site:

Doubletree Hotel Denver Southeast

13696 East Iliff Place
Aurora, CO 80014
(303) 337-2800

AORN Rate: $114 - standard room, based on availability

Two Booking Options:

  1. Call hotel direct and request AORN rate.

  2. Book online and use corporate account code #2742191

  • Complimentary airport shuttle – please call the hotel directly to make arrangements
    Complimentary shuttle within a five-mile radius of the hotel – see details in document titled ‘Doubletree Hotel Ground Transportation’. Five-mile radius includes the AORN office and Nine Mile Light Rail Station.
  • Business center
  • indoor pool
  • fitness center

Hyatt House Denver Tech Center

9280 East Costilla Avenue
Englewood, CO 80112
(303) 706-1945

AORN Rate: $119 1-bedroom Suite, based on availability

Two Booking Options:

  1. Call hotel direct and request AORN rate.

  2. Book online and use Corp/Group #90612

This is an extended stay hotel with a full kitchen in each room.

  • Full Hot Breakfast Buffet every day
  • Evening Social w/ hot appetizers (Mon-Thurs)
  • 24 hour Fitness Center with swimming pool and hot tub
  • 24 hour Full Business Center with free internet and printing
  • 24 hour Guest Market convenience shop onsite
  • Complimentary grocery service
  • Complimentary wired and wireless service in each room
  • Onsite coin-op laundry facility

Hyatt Place Denver Tech Center

8300 East Crescent Parkway
Englewood, CO 80111

AORN Rate: $130 – standard room, based on availability

Two Booking options:

  1. Call Hyatt Place Central Reservations directly at 888-492-8847. Request Association of periOperative Registered Nurses corporate rate – please use full company name (not just AORN).

  2. Book online and use Corp/Group #90612

  • Complimentary shuttle within a 5 mile radius of the hotel, weekdays from 7am to 6pm (can be used for transportation to/from AORN – but this must be arranged in advance)
  • Complimentary hot continental breakfast
  • complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi throughout hotel and in guest rooms
  • 24-hour food service available in Lobby Bakery Cafe
  • mini refrigerator in each guest room
  • sofa sleeper in each guest room
  • indoor pool
  • Stay Fit fitness center

Getting Here from There

Airlines: Major airlines, including Southwest, Denver International Airport (DEN). When booking your return flight, allow for 45‐60 minutes travel to the airport and 45-60 minutes for security.

Transportation: Downstairs, outside of baggage claim, there are lines of cabs ($50-60 one-way)

What You Need to Know

The TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer binder is a large binder that weighs several pounds. It will be available the first day of training. Exploring the websites in advance may be of value.

Training Session Information

  • Training sessions will be didactic lecture/discussion, simulation activities and breakout sessions to start to put the lessons into action.

  • Faculty that is part of that National Implementation of TeamSTEPPS, will be teaching the course.

Contact Information

Amber Wood, (800) 755-2676 ext 389; awood@aorn.org

Questions about registration and logistics can be addressed to the TeamSTEPPS National Implementation Team at AHRQTeamSTEPPS@aha.org or (312) 422-2609.

13 Contact Hours are awarded upon successful completion of the entire course. AORN is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. AORN is Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 13019.

AORN recognizes these activities as continuing education for registered nurses. This recognition does not imply that AORN or the American Nurses Credentialing Center approves or endorses products mentioned in the activity.

Funding for the training course is provided by the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) of the Department of Health and Human Services a nd the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN). 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 AHRQTeamSTEPPS@aha.org.

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