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PARAMEDICS Strategies in palliative care and grief to enhance your practice
  “How you interact with that person in that moment will have impact on their recovery/grief.” – Canadian Paramedic What do I say to a family member in distress? How do I deal with a family who is resisting my clinical advice? What is there to learn when a call didn’t go as I’d hoped? How do I tell an unprepared family that death is imminent? Paramedicine is evolving to provide palliative care in the home. Paramedics and grief experts collaborated to develop MyGriefToolbox.ca to help you deliver the care that matters at the most difficult time of life.
Overview What you'll find in MyGrief Toolbox.ca Begin
Module 1 Understanding palliative care calls, grief, and the paramedic’s role Begin
Module 2 Assessment and building trust Begin
Module 3 Strategies for difficult conversations and clinical explanations Begin
Module 4 Decision-making skills Begin
Module 5 Strategies for challenging situations Begin
Module 6 Ways to support the patient and family Begin
Module 7 Techniques to understand work-related grief, stress, and personal growth Begin
Module 8 Suggestions for family and friends of paramedics Begin

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Funding provided by the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI). CFHI is a not-for-profit organization funded by Health Canada. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada.

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