Tag Archives: culture of safety

Passive, Aggressive, & Passive-aggressive Behaviors as a Consequence of Lack of Listening

Assertiveness is not only about speaking up, ironically it is also about listening and being heard. Being assertive means speaking up about your own needs while being respectful of others.  As such, there is an inherent relationship involved in any … Continue reading

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Excerpt & Link: The Culture of Safety-Part 1: No Innocent Bystanders

If this excerpt interests you, check out the full article at Nurse.org! …There are no innocent bystanders in nursing practice As nurses, we are aware that disruptive behaviors undermine a culture of safety. The Joint Commission’s Sentinel Event Alert, Behaviors … Continue reading

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Medical Improv: For Healing Trauma & Promoting the Quintessential Dimensions of Humanity!

I’m reading a great book by Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk, called, “The Body Keeps the Score” and reviewed here by Applied Improv colleague, Kay Ross. Much of his work centers around emotional trauma most notably PTSD among veterans and … Continue reading

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