Caring with Compassion: Supporting Patients and Families in a Crisis

Presented by:
  • Patricia Watson PhD
  • Richard Westphal PhD RN

Patricia Watson, PhD, and Richard Westphal, PhD, RN, discuss specific strategies healthcare professionals can use to address the five essential human needs that support recovery from adversity and stress for patients and families. They also explain how to use the Stress First Aid framework to assess for stress injury, discuss patient needs and make referrals to other supports.

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