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Better Communication Through Improv (Online): Presence, Listening and Collaboration

Self-paced
0.75 credits

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Full course description

In this virtual presentation, Shana Merlin, owner of Merlin Works, discusses ways to enhance communication through improv such as by changing your relationship with failure, listening to understand, practicing "Yes And" responses, using blend and send signals, and focusing on making others look good.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this online activity, learners will be able to:

  1. Change your relationship with failure as a pathway to presence.
  2. Listen fully to understand, not just respond.
  3. Get connected by practicing a "Yes And" response.
  4. Blend and send signals of similarity to get on the same page with others.
  5. Shift your focus on making others look good.

ACCREDITATION

Texas A&M University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

DESIGNATION

Texas A&M University School of Medicine designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SPEAKER DISCLOSURE

Shana Merlin, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

PLANNERS DISCLOSURES

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

 

Technical Requirements

For best performance, Canvas should be used on the current or first previous major release of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Safari. Because it's built using web standards, Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser.

Mobile Devices

The Canvas interface was optimized for desktop displays, so using small form factors such as phones may not be a pleasant experience in using Canvas. For the best user experience, please download the Canvas mobile applications.

 

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