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Medical Improv for clinicians and medical professionals

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Playback Nigeria Secretariat

Area One

Beside City Lodge Hotel

Abuja, FCT 900281

Nigeria

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Improvisational theatre skills closes the gap for the much needed Communication skills required by medical professionals. This workship will apply the principles of improvisational theater to build clinician communication skills with patients and colleagues, and to enhance cognition and teamwork in medicine.

At this one day workshop, participants will practice improv theatre techniques that will help them become better communicators in the field of medicine. They will practice what it means to listen to others, trust, collaborate, respect and raise other people’s status within the workplace.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP?

This workshop is specifically designed to serve people working in medicine with a variety of backgrounds and medical education or training roles.

  • Physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals
  • Other professionals working in medical environments.

LOCATION

This training will hold at Playback Nigeria Creative Space in Abuja. Only preregistered participants will be given access to the venue. Limited space available.

Registration Fee: N10,000

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

10:30-11:00am – Registration / Check-in / Tea

11:00-11:30am – Welcome; Opening exercises; Orientation

11:30- 01:30pm – Medical Improv session 1

01:30-2:30pm – Lunch

2:30 – 4:00 – Medical Improv session 2

4:00 -4:30 – Debrief and Reflection

4:30 – 5:30pm – Closing performance

About the Trainers:

Dr. Oluwatosin Akinwande MBBS

Oluwatosin Akinwande is a medical doctor with keen interest in Medical Improv. As a 21 century generation medical practitioner in Nigeria, Oluwatosin is challenging the status quo in Nigeria medical field by using Improv to break status among medical professionals and support communication, empathy, and improve bedside manner. She is a member of Applied Improvisation Network, an Umbrella body for improvisers around the world and Medical Improv Network. She heads the Playback Nigeria Health Unit championing medical Improv in Nigeria.

Oluwadamilola Apotieri M.A (Wits)

Oluwadamilola Apotieri-Abdulai the CEO of Playback Nigeria and a member of the board of Centre for Playback Theatre (USA). He is a confidence coach and communication skills trainer dedicated to bringing effective change to individuals and organizations through theatre and improv. He is Nigeria’s first Applied Drama practitioner and Playback Theatre practitioner and a member of the International Playback Theatre Network (USA), Drama for Life Africa Network, Applied Improvisation Network (USA) and an alumnus of the Centre for Playback Theatre (USA) where he trained in Playback Theatre core course and conducting. Damilola brings his effusive energy, deep compassion, creativity, and insight to his trainings and personal coaching. He teaches Improv and Playback Theatre in Nigeria and runs a weekly Improv show in his small theatre space in the city of Abuja.

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Playback Nigeria Secretariat

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Beside City Lodge Hotel

Abuja, FCT 900281

Nigeria

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