NER Update

Jun

21

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How do we influence others?

Posted by on June 21st, 2017 0 comments

Hello everyone! A couple weeks ago I attended a leadership institute and it was filled with amazing ideas and strategies for management and leadership. I wanted to share one of the ideas that we looked at. This is a way of looking at influencing strategies by organizing them into 9 groups from HayGroup. Empowerment: making… Read More »

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Jun

16

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A New Reality: Learning empathy through Virtual Reality

Posted by on June 16th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

How do you teach students empathy? That is the main question behind a project spearheaded by librarians at the University of New England (UNE) in Maine, funded during 2016-2017 by NNLM NER. The project entitled, “Empathy Learned Through an Extended Medical Education Virtual Reality Project”, uses a virtual reality (VR) experience to immerse 1st year… Read More »

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Jun

06

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Are Patient – Doctor Conversations Stressful for You?

Posted by on June 6th, 2017 0 comments

    Do you find that after your doctor appointment is over and you are going over the conversation in your mind, you feel confused? There is a well-known quote by George Bernard Shaw about communication. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it occurred.” If you are interested in learning some… Read More »

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