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Fantastic Resources on Nurse Bullying! Thanks, Renee Thompson, DNP, RN, CMSRN!

Don’t miss these free downloadable resources available at Renee Thompson’s  website! Renee is one of our country’s leading authorities on nurse bullying, professional development, and helping nurses articulate their value. And she has a wealth of free and helpful material … Continue reading

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Using Status Behaviors Wisely as Clinicians

There is a fascinating discussion about status and human behavior in Keith Johnstone’s seminal book for actors, “Impro“.  He maintains that vying for high or low status positions in our relationships is going on constantly and that as audience members … Continue reading

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4 Essential Communication Skills that Promote Patient Safety (Objectives & Curriculum for Online CE)

Recently, FierceHealthcare, reporter Leslie Small’s article Hospitals stagnate on patient safety outcomes, reminds us about the challenges we continue to face with medical errors.  And sentinel event data consistently points out the links between catastrophic errors and communication and behavior. … Continue reading

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