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Safeguarding the EMS “LifeGuards”


August 24, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Series Dates

August 24 from 11 – noon

August 31 from 11 – noon

Two-part webinar series on August 24 and 31 is for EMS providers and provider organizations.

August 24Life Guard: An Introduction to Peer Support presented by Eunice Halverson, MA, CPPS

  • Understand basic concepts of Second Victim.
  • Increase the ability to have a critical conversation and understand the four key components of a supportive conversation including a tree- tiered support model.
  • Describe the 6 elements necessary for a successful peer support program.

August 31 Just Culture: Accountability for Patient Safety in EMS presented by Shelby Cox.

  • Describe how mistakes happen, including the role of human behavior/choices and system failures in organizations.
  • Describe how to conduct an effective investigation following a medical event.

There is no charge for this series.

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.