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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - OR Excellence Program Preview - June 2017

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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J U N E 2 0 1 7 O U T P A T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T 4 3 A re you a dauntless nurse? You are if you speak up when patients are in jeopardy, if "first, do no harm" is a per- sonal conviction, and if you stand up to intimidating sur- geons and colleagues. It takes both skill and courage to be dauntless on a daily basis. You'll learn how to develop both by attending "The Dauntless Nurse," a confi- dence-building session by nationally known speaker and former surgical manager Kathleen Bartholomew, RN, MN. You'll walk away with the skills needed to National speak- er for the nursing profession for more than a decade. Former manag- er of a 57-bed sur- gical unit at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. Authored books on improving physi- cian-nurse commu- nication and ending nurse-to-nurse hostility. Kathleen Bartholomew, RN, MN Become a Dauntless Nurse Build the confidence you need to stick up for yourself and your patients. • BE BOLD Ms. Bartholomew's book, "The Dauntless Nurse: Communication Confidence Builder." communicate profession- ally, assertively and effectively when the stakes and stress levels are highest. • Defining dauntless. If you want a team that will support and nurture each other and keep your patients safe, you need nurses who are dauntless. They must consider every person in their department a team member, they don't join in the blame game when something goes wrong and they routinely ask peers for feedback. They work out problems with

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