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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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Sneak Peek! Preliminary Feedback @ Medical Improv Book for Nurse Educators

Coming soon….Medical Improv:  A New Way to Improve Communication  (With 15 Activities You Can Teach STAT!) Kelly Wise, MSN, RN-BC a Nurse Educator at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL has given a “thumbs up” review of my new book scheduled … Continue reading

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The Bridge Between Improv Comedy and Medical Improv!

I’ll never be a professional improvisor and don’t plan on returning to direct care as an RN. What I AM focused on is building a bridge between the transformative learning from theatre improvisation and skills we need to develop healthier relationships, teams, cultures, and systems. My 3rd … Continue reading

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