Category Archives: Healthy Workplaces

Effective Communication Calls Upon Us to Share Power….Hmmmmmm, maybe that’s why it is so hard?

As an applied improv teacher, nurse, woman, mother, sister, and friend, I think a lot about communication!  I study the impact it has on outcomes in healthcare such as patient safety, patient experience, morale, and utilization of resources.  I reflect … Continue reading

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Calling all Nurses!  Would You Complete a Quick Survey re: The Impact of Workplace Violence & Emotional Exhaustion on the Profession?

Meet John Good, a doctoral candidate in business administration at The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. I want to understand these impacts to propose effective treatments that diminish the occurrence of workplace violence and emotional exhaustion within the nurse profession. Please help … Continue reading

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Brenda Kelleher Inspires What’s Possible. Like Aikido from a Wheelchair!

Please do not let a disability stop you from doing anything because everything is possible.  I have skydived 5 times,  gone scuba diving, and I ski when I have the money. I also play Table tennis and have a gold … Continue reading

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