Communication is at the heart of safety. Without excellent communication skills, an organization can suffer, and patient safety can be greatly affected. Overall, a lot is still to be learned about healthcare professionals and their willingness to speak up and voice concerns. However, organizations continue to show interest in this phenomenon by examining the various factors that affect communicating and speaking up in healthcare settings.
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
- Define workplace culture
- Define safety culture
- Examine barriers for speaking up
- Explore strategies for improving workplace culture communication
This educational activity was developed for nurses and healthcare professionals.
This is a microlearning course. Microlearning is an approach to learning new information in small segments of 3-15 minutes in length. This course is mobile-friendly!
There is no CE associated with this course. A certificate of completion is awarded, but no contact hours are awarded. If you are interested in earning CE, navigate to and complete the full version of this course.
This course was written by Brenda Kozak, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE.
earned her doctorate in nursing practice and is a certified nurse educator. Brenda has over 20 years of clinical experience in nursing practice.