Présentation de l'éditeur
"Yes and..." is a Medical Improv activity that can be used to teach important skills like speaking up and listening as well as a beginning activity that helps people experience this fundamental rule of improv play.
Level I indicates that no experience in improv is necessary to teach or learn this activity.
Teach Medical Improv is a train the trainer series designed to help healthcare leaders promote 'soft' skills in their teams and organizations. Nurse educators, practice managers, medical directors, administrators and other collaborative leaders can integrate experiential learning from improvisational theater into in-services, orientation, customer service training, and administrative meetings. For a small investment of time and money, progressive leaders can create a rippling effect to build essential 'soft' skills. Skills that are hard to build and impact patient safety, patient experience, cost-effectiveness, workforce health and well-being, and workplace culture.
Key skills you can teach:
- Speaking up
- Collaborative communication
This ebook includes a description of the activity and video demonstrations lasting about 2 min each. You will also find an an in-depth explanation of the "Yes and..." principle of Medical Improv and overview of all 7 principles of play. Facilitation tips, variations, debriefing and reflection questions will help you to use the activity several times with the same group.
Teach Medical Improv materials have been developed by Beth Boynton, RN, MS. She is one of the pioneers of this emerging field and author of three books on communication in healthcare.