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Impressionist Movement Use art to sharpen your staff's observation and communication skills. L ooking to fine- tune your sur- gical team's critical skills of obser- vation and communi- cation? Take them to the art museum. Really. As part of our Fine Art of Health Care program, recently we took a group of 30 doctors, nurses, anes- thesiologists and other healthcare providers from the Lennar Foundation Medical Center to the Lowe Art Museum on the University of Miami Coral Gables campus. Working in small groups, participants studied what they see in a work of art, communicated it in the group and discussed what their obser- vations might mean. "Participants are always surprised at what they discover beyond their initial impressions of what they see," says Hope Torrents, director of the Fine Art of Health Care program. "Plus, they learn to communicate 1 3 4 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 8 • WHAT DO YOU SEE? Discuss details in art to make your staff more attentive. • ART CLASS Use art as topic of discussion that can build leadership qualities. Greta Mitzova-Vladinov, DNP, CRNA, CHSE Staffing Greta Mitzova-Vladinov, DNP, CRNA, CHSE

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