Category Archives: Communication in Healthcare

Compelling NPR Podcast on Hospital Transparency & Med Errors!

This 13 minute interview with Leilani Schweitzer is heartfelt, articulate, and of critical importance. Please schedule time to listen and share her message. Here’s the link. About Leilani Schweitzer’s TED Talk Leilani Schweitzer lost her son due to a medical … Continue reading

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Medical Improv Activity for Enhancing Root Cause Analyses

As this experiential teaching method grows in popularity, I’m getting more feedback and experience teaching with it.  This video, originally part of a grass roots effort to address interruptions about shows the activity (“Overload”*) and is proving to be even … Continue reading

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Rumor has it that Florence Nightingale is attending this California Bay Area Communication Conference!

COMING June 2018! Bay Area Nurses Communication Conference & Expo 2018! Dr. Candy Campbell is a leading edge instructor in using improv techniques to build communication skills in nurses. If you are in the California Bay area or looking for … Continue reading

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