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Learning is continuous. While right after training, everyone may be very aware of what they are doing and very careful to do it correctly, as time passes we become more comfortable. We might forget what we’ve learned. New challenges may change what we do.
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Recipe for Success: Enhancing Surgeon Well-Being

Chronic musculoskeletal pain and injury among surgeons due to poor operating room ergonomics is a prevalent issue impacting the well-being and performance of surgical faculty. At the University of Utah Health, concerns over the high prevalence of work-related pain and injuries led to the initiation of a project aimed at addressing this critical issue.

How to Master Education in the Health Professions

The new Master of Education in Health Professions degree program offers a unique opportunity to improve teaching skills, influence the future of clinical care, and increase the impact of clinical educators. The program’s interprofessional leaders, Joanne Rolls, Rebecca Wilson, and Wendy Hobson-Rohrer, share why the program is important and offer a few quick tips to improve your teaching today.

Beyond Bedside Care: Navigating the Science of Nursing Excellence

Nursing excellence extends beyond direct patient care. Nurse Scientist Scott Christensen breaks down the science of nursing and invites UUH nurses to engage in evidence-based practice and research and share their ideas and accomplishments broadly.

How to Effectively Teach When Time Is Limited in Busy Clinical Settings

University of Utah Health clinician educators Hannah Jelley, Katie Swenson, Kathleen Timme, Jessika Weber, and Cheryl Yang share effective strategies to impart knowledge effectively when time is scarce, ensuring both quality patient care and enriching educational experiences for learners.

Shared Governance Spotlight: Clinical Staff Education

As teams across the UUHC Department of Nursing work to implement shared governance in their areas, we’re talking with Team Chairs about their teams’ experiences and the impact shared governance has had so far. This month we sat down with Nursing Professional Development Practitioner, Jia Liu, to learn about Clinical Staff Education’s journey and processes.

How to Take an Inclusive Sexual Health History

Physician Assistant and Associate Professor Joanne Rolls cares for sexual and gender minority patients and teaches new physician assistants how to comfortably approach sexual health as part of overall health. She shares practical tips to take an inclusive sexual health history.

The 3 D’s of Shared Governance Decision Making

Most of us don’t feel empowered to influence the decisions made about our work. The Shared Governance Advancement Team, a group of frontline nurses and leaders at U of U Health who aim to advance nursing professional practice, introduce a simple framework (The 3 D’s) that empowers each and every team member to influence local decision-making.

How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable

To disagree means failing to agree. Synonyms include to contradict, challenge or debate. Synonyms do not also have to include to argue, quarrel, dispute, bicker or clash. Pediatric intensivist Jared Henricksen shares the best path forward when words become clouded with emotion.

Introduction to Shared Governance Decision Making

The Shared Governance Advancement Team, consisting of frontline nurses and leaders at U of U Health, explain what shared governance is and isn't, and offer tips to simplify the decision-making process for teams.

Elevating Our Teams with Shared Governance and Value Culture

Magnet program director Gigi Austria and quality manager Dane Falkner explain how problem-solving structures like Shared Governance and Value Culture complement each other. When practiced together, these approaches can be a recipe for optimal outcomes.

What is ISO-9001 and How Does it Impact Our Everyday Work?

Chief Quality Officer Sandi Gulbransen and Accreditation Manager Kemper Funk explain how this umbrella of standards—ISO-9001—relates to our accreditation process and impacts our daily work.

Six Tips for a Standout Poster

Poster sessions can be a great way to disseminate information and communicate your work, but so often they are busy, crowded with text, and difficult to make sense of. Clare Kranz, Evidence Based Practice specialist and assistant professor, breaks down how to create simple posters that deliver big impact.