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Why is TeamSTEPPS important and how does it help in patient safety and reduction of medical errors?

Why is TeamSTEPPS important and how does it help in patient safety and reduction of medical errors?

Question # 1
As an infection, Zika is generally a relatively mild—in fact—inconsequential infection,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Health, recently told reporters at the White House. It was a surprising way to describe the mosquito-borne virus, which prompted President Obama to request $1.8 billion in emergency funding, and the U.S. Olympic Committee to recommend some athletes skip the Rio games. As an epidemiologist how would you separate fact from fiction and notjump on the bandwagon of panic. As Doc X has taught us through his Doc X MD Funny Feeling, “Jumping on the Bandwagon,” the bandwagon effect is a form of groupthink where folks act a certain way or believe in something because many others are doing so. In this week’s discussion provide an example regarding the Zika Virus where you believe, or have seen, where jumping on the bandwagon has, or is, altering the way folks make well informed decisions regarding patient safety, medical errors, and over or under treatment.”
The following You Tube Video is for Background:
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Anthony+Fauci+Zika+Virus+You+tube&view=detail&mid=9384B2CE4022F0EC9DEB9384B2CE4022F0EC9DEB&FORM=VIRE
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Question # 2
TeamSTEPPS is a self-perpetuating program-training the trainer to help groups in high-risk areas of medical care become more team focused.
Why is TeamSTEPPS important and how does it help in patient safety and reduction of medical errors?
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Question #3
Complete Module 2 Competency 4 Assessment and answer the four discussion questions on the attached document.