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Beth Boynton, RN, MS is a nurse consultant, national speaker, trainer and author of the book, “Confident Voices: The Nurses’ Guide to Improving Communication & Creating Positive Workplaces”.
In addition to teaching and writing about the importance of collaboration, building the skills and addressing the challenges, Beth engages nurses and other health care professionals in honest and respectful discussions about individual and organizational factors that contribute to problems in communication, patient safety and workplaces violence. Her interactive workshops and leadership coaching provide a platform from which safer, more cost-effective and quality care.
She is a regular columnist for the ANA-Maine journal and her newsletter, “Confident Voices” has drawn audiences across the country and internationally. Her new blog is: “Collaborative Nursing”. She continues to practice as a Registered Nurse in an Alzheimer’s Care Unit.
Beth’s book: http://www.amazon.com/Confident-Voices-Improving-Communication-Workplaces/dp/1440441707/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1287157834&sr=8-2
Many of Beth’s articles are available for free download at www.bethboynton.com.
"Why is Communication so Hard for Healthcare Professionals?” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lL4mxSadn5Q
“Interruption Awareness: A Nursing Minute for Patient Safety” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGK9_CkhRNw
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