COVID-19 – Mental Fatigue and EMS Resilience

May 18: 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.
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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

Presented by:

Alexander Isakov, MD
MPH, FAEMS, Executive Director, CEPAR, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emory School of Medicine

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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

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