If your community paramedic program interacts with “drug seekers,” our article in EMS World may help.
Community Paramedics and the Drug Seeker
Helping patients as a community paramedic requires new knowledge and new skills. Unfortunately the new role also comes with a new form of stress. See our article in JEMS about the signs, symptoms and management of compassion fatigue.
Compassion Fatigue: A Hidden Stress in Providers of Mobile-Integrated Healthcare
Every team of superheroes has an origin story. Here’s a brief description in JEMS of how the CONNECT Community Paramedic program got started in Pittsburgh.
How Pittsburgh’s Community Paramedic Program Links Patients to the Correct Care