Caring for our Caregivers

August 14, 2015    |   By: Calevir

There is growing and significant interest in EMS provider mental health.  This has been attributed to the increasing number of stories about provider mental health issues.  EMS leaders from around the country are taking notice and looking for ways to improve as well as implement the best support for our men and women on the frontlines of healthcare.  The Center for Patient Safety has likewise been concerned about this distressing and often not discussed topic.  There are likely many causal factors for these cases, regardless; each one is tragic as many providers have no place to turn.

Being a provider can bring unique challenges that are often only understood by another provider.  One unique program that is available is the Second Victim Program.  This program has been developed by health care professionals that understand those unique challenges.  Please join the Center for Patient Safety on September 3rd for a free webinar to learn more about the Second Victim Phenomenon and how this program might help make a difference. To register or read more.

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