NQC Quality Academy: Using Teams to Improve Quality
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute
New York, NY
2008, Updated 2009

NQC Quality Academy: Using Teams to Improve Quality

Working as a team can accomplish a lot more than individuals. This NQC Quality Academy Tutorial focuses on how to use teamwork successfully in your quality improvement activities.

Creating a team-oriented environment begins at the top. Everyone in your organization performs a unique function, and this module teaches you how to integrate these disciplines so that everyone is working towards a common goal. It is important for an organization to have clearly defined the roles and responsibilities for its members in order to achieve its annual quality goals. This means that you will need to learn how to help your teams work together if you want your plan to succeed. The Tutorial also offers several tips for successful teamwork to help you avoid common pitfalls.

You will learn about…

  • Why use teams?
  • Interdisciplinary work
  • Team roles and responsibilities
  • Tips for teams

This tutorial is available in both English and Spanish.  To access the English version, please click on "Start Tutorial."  To access the Spanish version, please click on "Comience Tutorial."