There is a growing interest in using theater improv strategies to build skills associated with emotional intelligence, communication, teamwork, and leadership. In general this is referred to as ‘applied improv’ and has been around for many years. The subspecialty that is emerging in healthcare is referred to as Medical Improv. There is much potential for using this teaching tool because the skills are critical for patient safey, patient experience, workforce health, and cost-effectiveness. Scroll down to check out latest presentations.
- Medical Improv: An Effective Strategy for Developing Critical Interpersonal Skills November, 2017, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.
- Medical Improv: An experiential teaching strategy for developing critical interpersonal skills associated with patient safety, patient experience, workforce health, & cost-effectiveness! Endnote for National Aging Services Risk Management Annual Conference, October, 2017.
- Medical Improv: An Exciting Way to Improve Communication, New England Holistic Nursing 7th Annual Conference, September 14, 2017.
- Medical Improv: A New Way to Develop Emotional Intelligence, Promote Patient-centered Care, & Build Positive Inter-professional Relationships. International Nursing Symposium, Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. April 10 & 11, 2017.
- Introducing Medical Improv: An Experiential Teaching Method for Improving Communication, Collaboration, & Leadership, Rutgers Medical School, December, 8, 2016.
- Medical Improv to Improve Healthcare Communication & Collaboration, General Session for 26th Annual New England Regional Healthcare Risk Management Conference, May 1, 2016.
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