Critical incidents, provider stress and the Orlando active shooter incident with Critical Incident Stress expert Dan McGuire from CISM Perspectives. If that’s what you’re looking for, you found it, right here on this week’s episode of the MedicCast.

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MedicCast Episode 491

Good day and welcome to this week’s episode of the MedicCast. I’m your host, Jamie Davis the Podmedic and I’d like to welcome you to this week’s show. This week on the show we talk about the very real trauma suffered by all providers in and out of the hospital when encountering mass casualty incidents and other traumatic events. I have critical incident stress expert Dan McGuire from CISM Perspectives on the show to talk about the advice he’s giving to the hospital staff and responders in the Orlando nightclub shooting that happened last week. Check out part one of that two-part interview in this special MedicCast episode.

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EMS Tip of the Week: Dan McGuire on Critical Incident Stress and the Orlando Incident

active shooter drillIn this upcoming segment with Dan McGuire from CISM Perspectives, I talk with Dan to get his input on the very real stresses and more being suffered by all the responders and the Orlando Regional Medical Center staff who dealt with the patients and dead, during and after the shooting at the Pulse Night Club in Orlando. This is a two-part, audio only episode that has Dan sharing the advice he has given the ORMC human resources staff to help them manage the aftermath of the shooting. Check it out and stay tuned for part two of this excellent interview next week.

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