Category Archives: Patient Safety

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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How to Get the Most Accurate Readings with a Pulse Oximeter

by Mandy Johnson How to Use a Finger Pulse Oximeter A pulse oximeter is an efficient tool that has helped a lot of medical healthcare teams in terms of patient assessment over the years. This medical device is used to … Continue reading

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Celebrate Improvisation in Science and Medicine: Save 50% x 48 Hours

Jude Treder-Wolff has written a comprehensive and compelling review of Alan Alda’s book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look On My Face?  and my own in her article released today, Creating a Climate for Communication in Science & Medicine … Continue reading

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