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Joint Commission offers Advice on Treating Second Victims of Trauma

Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Joint Commission offers advice on supporting second victims of trauma

January 25 2018|Publication: eNews Update

The Joint Commission issued a Quick Safety issue brief examining the issue of supporting the second victims of trauma, which can include health care providers who care for someone who suffers an adverse event. If not treated, the second victim experience can harm the provider’s emotional and physical health and potentially compromise patient safety. (Joint Commission Online story, 1/24/18)