Category Archives: Teambuilding

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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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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How to Balance Night Shift Nursing with a Family

By Aaron Alstrom Hospital jobs are generally some of the most lucrative and prevalent jobs available for nurses. Unfortunately, these positions tend to come with less appealing side-effects like grueling 12-hour shifts and night, weekend, and holiday requirements. This can be … Continue reading

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