2nd Victim Workshops Train 25 in Missouri!

October 2, 2012    |   By: Calevir

The Center was pleased to host two 2nd Victim Workshops in September. They were inspiring and helpful to remind us how important it is to support health professionals that are impacted by unexpected clinical events and errors, in addition to patients and families!   For more about the University of Missouri Health System’s 2nd Victims Program go to http://www.muhealth.org/body_foryouteam2ndvic.cfm?id=6833.

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