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         I am interested in feed back from medics regarding PTSD. There was a post awhile back but I am not sure if this particular medic's inquiries, specific to starting a study to find out more on…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike McWilliams Dec 8, 2011.

 

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Mike McWilliams replied to Peter Morgan's discussion PTSD
"Here at Muskogee County EMS we have developed our own peer support program. It is made up of medics with training in Field Traumatology and Psychological First Aid. We provide information on Compassion Fatigue, stress, burn-out and secondary trauma.…"
Dec 8, 2011
Mike Rubin replied to Peter Morgan's discussion PTSD
"Peter, I'm unclear on the scope of your interests. What, exactly, would you like to research? Do you have any hypotheses, any proposals? What sort of "road blocks" are you facing? Are you concerned primarily with how PTSD is…"
Nov 14, 2011
Mike Rubin replied to Peter Morgan's discussion PTSD
"I think the CISD research Bryan quotes to support his POV is worth considering when tackling PTSD. "
Nov 14, 2011
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Nov 14, 2011
Peter Morgan posted a blog post

PTSD.... POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND ITS NEGATIVE IMPACT ON PARAMEDICS

             GOOD MORNING:                              I HAVE BEEN A PROFESSIONAL PARAMEDIC FOR 23 YEARS. I HAVE SEEN MY             SHARE OF HORROR, MISERY AND SUFFERING. THE TOLL THAT IT TAKES ON ONE'S MIND, BODY            AND SOUL ARE UNIMAGINABLE. IT IS A PROVEN FACT THAT WE KNOWINGLY ENTERED INTO              THIS PROFESSION WITH THE UNDERSTANDING OF EXPERIENCING TRAGIC EVENTS, HOWEVER,              SAYING " SUCK IT UP WE ALL HAVE IT" IS NOT THE ANSWER.               I WOULD LIKE TO…See More
Nov 14, 2011
Peter Morgan replied to Peter Morgan's discussion PTSD
"       I AM GETTING ROAD BLOCKS, I THINK THAT THIS IS A REAL ISSUE AND THAT A LARGE SCALE STUDY AND RESEARCH PROJECT CAN BE UNDERTAKEN IF "WE" WILL COME FORTH AND ASSIST OR PROVIDE…"
Nov 14, 2011
dr-exmedic replied to Peter Morgan's discussion PTSD
" Not such a good place to start research on PTSD; most of his work in the psychological vein is criticism of CISD."
Nov 13, 2011
Peter Morgan left a comment for Kenny Knight
"Kenny:          I would like to gather national statistics on the many paramedics that suffer under this stigma PTSD. Maybe there can be models and educationals offered for awareness and…"
Nov 11, 2011
Peter Morgan replied to Peter Morgan's discussion PTSD
"Mike:              I would like to enact some kind of group that would help gather resource material to research on our area of expertise so that we can work to create a program that services…"
Nov 11, 2011
Mike Rubin replied to Peter Morgan's discussion PTSD
"Suggest you start by googling Bryan Bledsoe PTSD. "
Nov 11, 2011
Peter Morgan replied to Peter Morgan's discussion PTSD
"Hello:                  Maybe it is time that we get the taboo into the light. Evidence based research is a good approach. We can do a survey, confidential with consent, and…"
Nov 10, 2011
Peter Morgan posted a status
"Mike: Evidence based research will help shed light on this taboo subject. We can help others and create education which is always good."
Nov 10, 2011
Mike Rubin replied to Peter Morgan's discussion PTSD
"I disagree with your first two sentences. Every system I've worked in had well-defined mechanisms for addressing PTSD. I don't think any of them were particularly effective, but I feel that's more of an issue with CISM than with…"
Oct 21, 2011
O'Donoghue replied to Peter Morgan's discussion PTSD
"We all eventually "get it" "Have it" & eventually if able to get UP & OUT...with branch off industry or LEAVE Completely........Sorry!!!!!! Thats my "REAL""
Oct 20, 2011
Kenny Knight replied to Peter Morgan's discussion PTSD
"Overall PTSD in EMS is ignored.  The PTSD victim is ignored.  There are probably dozens or maybe hundreds of programs for soldiers, but I have yet to see any for Paramedics on private ambulance companies.  Even when they got it 10 or…"
Oct 18, 2011
Peter Morgan left a comment for Kenny Knight
"     Hello Kenny.         Good to meet you. I am a medic in Hamilton, Ontario Canada, with 23 years of " helping people". I put in a request for information regarding starting a study on…"
Aug 12, 2011

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PTSD.... POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND ITS NEGATIVE IMPACT ON PARAMEDICS

 

 

           GOOD MORNING:

 

                             I HAVE BEEN A PROFESSIONAL PARAMEDIC FOR 23 YEARS. I HAVE SEEN MY

 

            SHARE OF HORROR, MISERY AND SUFFERING. THE TOLL THAT IT TAKES ON ONE'S MIND, BODY

 

           AND SOUL ARE UNIMAGINABLE. IT IS A PROVEN FACT THAT WE KNOWINGLY ENTERED INTO

 

             THIS PROFESSION WITH THE UNDERSTANDING OF EXPERIENCING TRAGIC EVENTS,…

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At 2:03pm on July 26, 2011, Michael Lee Reisman Maj-Ret RNNP said…

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