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Stress in EMS

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  • 1. Well Being of the Pre-Hospital Care ProviderSTRESS IN EMS
  • 2. Introduction• How can we help others if we can’t help ourselves?
  • 3. Wellness Wellness has 3 components  Physical  Mental  Emotional
  • 4. Physical Well Being Nutrition  Nutrients  Food groups  Principles of weight control  Tips to change behavior
  • 5. Physical Well-Being Physical fitness  Benefits  Cardiovascular endurance  Muscular Strength  Muscular Flexibility
  • 6. Physical Well-Being Sleep  Disruption  Signs of depression
  • 7. Physical Well-Being Disease Prevention  Cardiovascular Disease  Cancer  Infectious Disease
  • 8. Physical Well-Being Injury Prevention  Body Mechanics during lifting/moving  Hostile Environments  Rescue Situations  Safe Vehicle Operations  Safety Equipment and Supplies
  • 9. Mental & Emotional Health Substance misuse/abuse control Anxiety & Stress Personal Time Family, Community, Peer connections Freedom from Prejudice  Cultural Differences  Individual Differences
  • 10. Stress Three stages of stress response  Alarm Reaction  Resistance  Exhaustion
  • 11. Stress Factors that trigger stress response Physiological and psychological effects  Normal, health response  Detrimental, unhealthy response Signs and symptoms of stress  Physical  Emotional  Cognitive  Behavioral
  • 12. Stress Causes of stress in EMS  Environmental Stress  Psychosocial Stress  Personality Stress
  • 13. Stress Reactions to Stress Reactions are individual  Adaptation  Dynamic evolving process  Defense  Coping  Problem Solving  Mastery
  • 14. Stress Stress Management Techniques Critical Incident Stress Management  Organized, formal, peer, mental health  Components of CISM  Situation in which CISM should be considered Techniques for reducing crisis-induced stress
  • 15. Coping with Death Patient and Family needs Stages of grieving process  Denial  Anger  Bargaining  Depression  Acceptance
  • 16. Coping with Death Needs of the Paramedic when dealing with death and the dying
  • 17. Coping with Death Developmental considerations when dealing with death and dying  Newborn to three  Three to six  Six to nine  Nine to twelve  Elderly
  • 18. PREVENTING DISEASETRANSMISSION
  • 19. Terminology Air/Blood borne pathogens Exposure Cleaning, Disinfecting, Sterilization Body Substance Isolation/ Universal Precautions
  • 20. Source of Exposure Needle stick Broken or scraped skin Mucous membranes
  • 21. Protection Follow work practices Maintain good health and hygiene habits Maintain immunizations Periodic TB screening Body Substance Isolation Cleaning, Disinfecting, Disposing of materials/ equipment
  • 22. Well Being Periodic Risk Assessment Documenting and Managing an exposure

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