Mortality: Dealing with Death & Dying

Monday, October 10
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

As we enter the workforce, we are faced with the reality that even when we do everything, some people will die. Even when best practices are followed the outcome can be death. What about the family on the scene? Are we trained to deal with this? Do we know what to say? Do we know what to do? This interactive course is filled with discussion and activities that focus on the following:

  • Understanding our own mortality/Understanding & acceptance are the first step
  • The stages of Grief/They differ for everyone
  • Death from chronic illness and Death from tragedy
  • Death of a child
  • Words Matter/Knowing what to say and how to say it
  • Impact on Prehospital providers/Where to get help