Date: May 18, 2021
1:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 Hour.
CEU: A certificate of attendance will be offered.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge our emergency medical services system and workforce. Multiple stressors are further aggravating mental fatigue and “burnout” among EMS professionals. This session will describe factors impacting the psychological resilience of the EMS workforce and explore strategies to improve the health and wellness of our community.
At the conclusion of the program, learners will be able to:
Discuss how the pandemic further contributed to mental fatigue and “burnout” among EMS professionals
Describe strategies that can improve the “wellness” and psychological resilience of the EMS community
Describe ways to normalize dialogue about mental health
Describe strategies to normalize protective behaviors
Alexander Isakov, MD
MPH, FAEMS, Executive Director, CEPAR, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emory School of Medicine
Sponsored By: Emory University School of Medicine
Please visit us at: www.pdm.emory.edu
Sponsored By: Nova Southeastern University
Please visit us at: www.nova.edu
Sponsored By: NIEHS – Worker Training Program