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PTEP (Psychological Trauma to EMS Patients)
Mon. May 18th 2020 to
Wed. May 20th 2020
6:30pm - 10:30pm

CLINTON FIRE DEPARTMENT
1 NEW ST.
CLINTON, NJ 08809

Prerequisite: Must be NJ certified EMT

Course Description: This course gives EMS practitioners the resources they need to help alleviate patients’ hidden wounds – intense fear, stress and pain – during a medical emergency. PTEP educates EMS practitioners about the biological underpinnings of psychological trauma, the short and long-term impact on the brain and body, and warning signs that a patient is experiencing extreme psychological distress. EMS practitioners are also taught strategies and techniques to alleviate patients’ distress and help patients cope with what they’re experiencing to ward off lingering effects.Prerequisites:

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