Category Archives: Medical Improv

Nurses, do you ever feel speechless? (Unfortunately the patient was a 26-week gestation preemie who….)

by Candy Campbell, DNP She set up the chest tube insertion tray per protocol, and assisted the physician to gown and glove for the procedure. In so doing, the doc asked the nurse to move the tray to the opposite … Continue reading

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Medical Improv Presentations-Who, What, & Where!

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 … Continue reading

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Medical Improv is Coming to Dartmouth Hitchcock!

And I am honored to present this cutting-edge learning process to nurses at the renown teaching hospital!  It will be a half day of engaging activities, discussion, and lecture. Medical Improv: An Effective Strategy for Developing Critical Interpersonal Skills  At … Continue reading

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