EMGS256 First Responder Stress Awareness and Management

This course provides essential introductory information for first responders as it relates to first responder emotional stress and challenges as a result of functioning within the emergency services.  Discussion provides basic awareness within the context of stress management options. Subjects and topics covered will allow responders to utilize information to facilitate coping efforts as emotions are tested within the rigors of life and death scenarios.  Further discussion offers insight to the range of emotions experienced by first responders while providing considerations for healing and ultimately essential emotional wellness.


3 credits

Lecture/Lab Ratio