Chaplain Russell Myers, Allina Health EMS, talks about the role of chaplains in EMS and emergency dispatch. He discusses research he’s conducted about the most stressful EMS calls as well as things to consider when deciding whether to bring a chaplain into your center. 

 

For Your Information: 

Ask Chaplain Myers your questions directly at russellnmyers (at) yahoo (dot) com. 

Be on the lookout for Russ’s upcoming book, “Because We Care: A Handbook for Chaplaincy in Emergency Medical Services.” 

Read more about EMS chaplains: 

https://www.ems1.com/ems-products/ems-data-management/articles/374719048-Q-A-How-can-leaders-identify-and-help-EMS-providers-who-need-support/  

https://www.ems1.com/paramedic-chief/articles/393547048-EMS-Chaplaincy-Evidence-based-professional-practice/  

https://www.ems1.com/patient-care/articles/enhancing-wellbeing-engagement-and-patient-care-in-ems-with-weak-ties-zXfe3ofzXc6FRMx2/ 

https://www.ems1.com/mental-health/articles/are-you-getting-cold-and-calloused-8skgoQMRK9ozONuw/  

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