People who work in emergency medicine are unique – brave, compassionate, capable of enduring long stretches in a stressful environment while producing a high degree of quality patient care – but this does not mean they are immune to the effects of this trauma. Build your mental strength and emotional resilience.
Self Care is Never Selfish
Self-care is essential both to your own wellbeing and your ability to help your patients.
Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder
This is a common side effect of emergency medical work, but can be managed. Click above to learn more about this syndrome.
What is Pre-Traumatic Stress Condition?
This is a common side effect of emergency medical work, but can be managed.
6 Ways to Stay Strong in Your Vocation
Staying strong in a time of stress is a key life skill. This is the time to nurture it.
Exhausted? Drained? If you can no longer see the light at the end of the tunnel, you need to start taking care of your needs.
Self Care Checklist
Have you touched base with yourself today? Use this checklist to monitor your mental health.
Compassion Fatigue: Are you at Risk?
Caregiver or compassion fatigue is the sense of extreme emotional and physical exhaustion experienced by healthcare workers in times of crisis.