Inter-professional Team Using TeamSTEPPS to Improve Elder Care


Grant year

2015 to 2016

Read the full proposal here

Principal Investigator(s)

Maria Orsini

Nurse Educator


Gwen Waddell-Schultz

Consulting Associate in the School of Nursing

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