Interview with Beth Boynton, RN, MS, “Improving Safety in Hospitals through Better Communication” on Feb. 23, 9AM PST

February 8, 2012 by  
Filed under Kind Ethics Radio


Join me as I interview, Beth Boynton, RN, MS who is a nurse consultant, national speaker, trainer and author of the book, “Confident Voices: The Nurses’ Guide to Improving Communication & Creating Positive Workplaces” on Feb. 23rd, 9AM PST on http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kindethics/2012/02/23/beth-boynton-rn-ms-improving-communication-in-hospitals.

In addition to teaching and writing about the importance of collaboration, building the skills and addressing the challenges, Beth engages nurses and other health care professionals in honest and respectful discussions about individual and organizational factors that contribute to problems in communication, patient safety and workplaces violence. Her interactive workshops and leadership coaching provide a platform from which safer, more cost-effective and quality care can emerge while supporting work environments where nurses, patients, families, doctors and all health care professionals and staff are respected.

She is a regular columnist for the ANA-Maine journal and her newsletter, “Confident Voices” has drawn audiences across the country and internationally. She is in the process of closing the newsletter and starting a blog, called: “Collaborative Nursing” where she hopes to attract consumers and healthcare professionals in empowering dialogues that will lead to positive change. She continues to practice as a Registered Nurse in an Alzheimer’s Care Unit.

To buy Beth’s book: http://www.amazon.com/Confident-Voices-Improving-Communication-Workplaces/dp/1440441707/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1287157834&sr=8-2

What are Nurse Leaders saying about “Confident Voices”? http://www.bethboynton.com/bethboynton.com/What_are_nurse_educators_saying_about_Confident_Voices.html

Many of Beth’s articles are available for free download at www.bethboynton.com. You’ll also find more info about her workshops, coaching, testimonials, and clients.

You can also watch her on YouTube:

“Why is Communication so Hard for Healthcare Professionals?”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lL4mxSadn5Q (6 minutes)

“Interruption Awareness: A Nursing Minute for Patient Safety”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGK9_CkhRNw (12 minutes)

Have a kind and respectful day.

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