Factors influencing the suicide intervention skills of emergency medical services providers.

CONCLUSIONS: In order to improve the suicide intervention skills of EMS providers, particular attention should be paid to attitudes towards suicide prevention, skills for coping with stress, and continuous training in suicide intervention. ABBREVIATIONS: EMS: Emergency medical services; SIRI: Suicide intervention response inventory. PMID: 28235388 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Education Online - Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Educ Online Source Type: research

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