Category Archives: Teambuilding

What Happens with Medical Improv in a Room Full of Nurses?

Catching my breath after returning from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and presenting a Medical Improv workshop that focused on building emotional intelligence for Patient-centered Care at the International Nursing Symposium.  The symposium was part of the Security Forces Hospital’s initiative … Continue reading

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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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Third Door #4-Difficult Doctor Keeps Yelling at Me!

Originally published on Nurse.org 2/15/17 Dear Beth, I am a staff nurse on a med/surg floor. I’m trying to develop assertiveness and am hoping you will have some ideas for this situation. There is one physician who is very difficult … Continue reading

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