Posts Tagged ‘Sherman’

Joint Commission Alert: Stop Bad Behavior among Health Care Professionals

Rude language, hostile behavior threaten safety, quality. Media Contact:    Ken Powers Media Relations Manager 630-792-5175 kpowers@jointcommission.org (OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. – July 9, 2008 ) Health care is a high-stakes, pressure-packed environment that can test the limits of civility in the workplace. A new alert issued today by The Joint Commission warns that rude language and…

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Psychiatric Assessments for Disruptive Physicians, A Risk for Non-Impaired Doctors

JCAHO standards for physicians make a clear distinction between “disruptive physicians”, psychiatrically impaired physicians, substance abusers and/or sexual abusers. Unfortunately, some resources for “disruptive physicians” demand that all participants undergo a formal psychiatric examination whixh includes projective tests. While assessments for all of the above issues may be necessary, the mental health assessment should be…

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Anger Management Classes

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIClFMe3LM4]Do you experience extreme feelings of frustration? Do you see red when something doesn’t go your way? Do you get aggressive and agitated easily? Well, if the answer is yes then you are a potential candidate for anger management classes, but to be sure let’s take a simple test.   Click on this Anger Test…

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Anger in the Workplace

Let’s take a look at anger and see what it is, where it comes from, who has it and what we can do about it and how it can affect the workplace. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary “anger is an intense emotional state induced by displeasure.” As stated by George Anderson, MSW, in his…

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