Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
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The authors, editor, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.
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This continuing nursing educational (CNE) activity is designed for nurses and other health care professionals who are interested in physician and nurse communication in the acute care setting. After studying the information presented in this article, the nurse will be able to:
Outline the importance of effective communication between health care providers.
Describe a qualitative study to determine if disruptive physician behavior negatively impacts communication between nurses and physicians in the hospital setting.
Discuss the findings and nursing implications of this research and how they relate to patient safety, patient outcomes, and interdisciplinary relationships.