Category Archives: Healthy Workplaces

Medical Improv in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia!

Hi All, I’m getting ready for an exciting journey to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where I will present at the International Nursing Symposium!  Nervous, excited, and honored are feelings swirling around in my heart and mind about my trip and workshop! … Continue reading

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Managing Your Debt as a Healthcare Professional

by Lindsay Miller, BSN It is estimated that the typical medical student graduates with over $200,000 in total student loan debt, counting that acquired during their undergraduate years. With first-year starting salaries for doctors starting as low as $50,000 or … Continue reading

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Passive, Aggressive, & Passive-aggressive Behaviors as a Consequence of Lack of Listening

Assertiveness is not only about speaking up, ironically it is also about listening and being heard. Being assertive means speaking up about your own needs while being respectful of others.  As such, there is an inherent relationship involved in any … Continue reading

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