EMR Initial | EMS Care Ch EMR- E02 | The Well-being of the Emergency Medical Responder

The Well-being of the Emergency Medical Responder

EMS Care  EMR Chapter E02 | The Well-being of the Emergency Medical Responder is the course which is for the EMR and not for the work done by the EMR. The Physical, Mental and emotional wellbeing of emergency responders is of paramount importance in how the entire system functions. This course delves into the reasoning behind this and how you should take care of yourself. It discusses various aspects like Vaccination, personal protection, handling stress and emotional wellbeing

The lessons covered are :

  1. Maintaining Good Health.
  2. Personal Well-being.
  3. Scene safety.
  4. Emotional needs, and.
  5. Stress Management.

An Excerpt from the course on The Well-being of the Emergency Medical Responder

This brings us to the next question – what the signs and symptoms are to watch out for?

  • Difficulty sleeping and nightmares.
  • Irritability with coworkers, family, and friends.
  • Feelings of sadness, anxiety, or guilt.
  • Indecisiveness
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Loss of interest in sexual activity.
  • Isolation
  • Loss of interest in work.
  • Physical symptoms.
  • Feelings of hopelessness.
  • Alcohol or drug misuse or abuse.
  • Inability to concentrate.

Important Notes:

  • If you only want to take the online course for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for one CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  • This course is part of the EMT Recertification  curriculum and the Initial EMT Course.  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course. Click here for scheduled courses.
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all the lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

Course Curriculum

EMR Initial | EMS Care Ch EMR- E02 | The Well-being of the Emergency Medical Responder

  • Lesson 0 – Chapter Introduction
  • Lesson 1 – Maintaining Good Health
  • Lesson 2 – Personal Well-being
  • Lesson 3 – Scene safety
  • Lesson 4 – Emotional needs
  • Lesson 5 – Stress Management
  • Lesson 6 – Chapter Review
  • EMR Initial | EMS Care Ch EMR-E02 | The Well-being of theEmergency Medical Responder | QUIZ

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