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Silent Treatment Key Findings
Healthy Work Environment Resources
AACN continues its commitment to healthy work environments with Silent Treatment: Why Safety Tools and Checklists Aren't Enough to Save Lives, a national survey of 6,500 nurses and nurse leaders. The latest study provides a key follow-up to the 2005 groundbreaking study, Silence Kills.
Conducted in partnership with the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) and best-practices training provider VitalSmarts, "The Silent Treatment" details crucial communication breakdowns still prevalent among members of the healthcare team — despite the healthcare community’s continuing efforts to prevent errors and harm related to patient care through implementation of patient safety tools and checklists.
As part of our ongoing commitment to improving patient safety, AACN has partnered with AORN and VitalSmarts to offer lessons on communicating openly and assertively with your healthcare team through its three-part series of interactive video webcasts.
Designed to help nurses and healthcare providers improve communication practices, each 75-minute interactive video webcast will help you learn to:
The Silent Treatment webcasts will be:
Continuing nursing education credit will be offered.
Apply the invaluable lessons learned through this pivotal series today. Register online for the Silent Treatment webcasts now.
Below are some of the key findings from the Silent Treatment Study:
AACN has compiled these resources to help you and your team create healthy work environments where colleagues can safely and candidly approach each other about their concerns:
Learn more about what we have to offer based on your role in the industry.