Gift Idea for Nurses that Promotes Best Communication and Culture

Are you considering a gift for your nurses this holiday season? Excellent patient experience! Elimination of workplace violence! Dynamic and rewarding teamwork! Confident Voices: The Nurses’ Guide: to Improving Communication and Creating Positive Workplaces by Beth Boynton, RN, MS Edited by Bonnie Kerrick, RN, BSN Regularly priced:  $28.95.  Now through 12/31/14 save up to 65 %! 10-20 books @ $19.95 […]

Improvisation as Humor Therapy, by the Author of “The Bakery Girls”

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“Miss Ditlow, here is where you learn to improvise!” Said Mrs. Goodreau, holding out an empty pillow case. You see, I needed a pillow and there was a linen shortage. As a nursing student in a hospital run by Public Health Services, we stuffed pillows and invented other outlandish tools to care for patients. Later […]

Expert Testimony about # of Deaths, Medical Errors & Patient Safety in U.S.-Excerpt: Joanne Disch, PhD, RN , Professor ad Honorem University of Minnesota School of Nursing

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On July 17th, 2014 the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging held an important hearing on “Over 1000 Deaths Per Day is Too Many:  The Need to Improve Patient Safety“. Six experts testified and shared pdf. files of their reports including citations. To download all of the experts’ complete testimonies  or listen to the hearing go here. […]

Expert Testimony about # of Deaths, Medical Errors & Patient Safety in U.S.-Excerpt: Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH, President National Patient Safety Foundation

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On July 17th, 2014 the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging held an important hearing on “Over 1000 Deaths Per Day is Too Many:  The Need to Improve Patient Safety“. Six experts testified and shared pdf. files of their reports including citations. To download all of the experts’ complete testimonies  or listen to the hearing go here. […]

Expert Testimony about # of Deaths, Medical Errors & Patient Safety in U.S.-Excerpt: Lisa McGiffert , Director, Safe Patient Project, Consumers Union

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On July 17th, 2014 the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging held an important hearing on “Over 1000 Deaths Per Day is Too Many:  The Need to Improve Patient Safety“. Six experts testified and shared pdf. files of their reports including citations. To download all of the experts’ complete testimonies  or listen to the hearing go here. […]