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Reaching Out to Healthcare Leaders on the NH/ME Seacoast

Earlier this month I received a standing ovation from Holistic Nurses at their annual conference in Kennebunkport, ME.  It was an honor and affirming! I am excited about the fun and transformative power that Medical Improv can have in healthcare … Continue reading

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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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