Understanding and acknowledging the importance of preparing for and delivering critical incident debriefing (CID), the college together with the Trainee Wellbeing Project Group (TWPG) has undertaken to develop a suite of informed, accessible and diverse training resources for fellows and trainees during and following critical incidents.
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How to hot debrief [Fact Sheet]
This fact sheet is the first resource to look at when you're in a hurry and have less than 5 minutes to prepare.
How to hot debrief [How To]
Got more time? Then learn more about how to hot debrief.
IRASTT framework for hot debrief [Fact Sheet]
*Note: College ID and password required to access. Users must first register for the Critical Incident Debriefing course in order to access individual podcasts.
In this talk from the simulation stream of DFTB17 Jesse talks about the challenges of debriefing outside of the simulation lab. It's not as hard as you think it is. He's going to take you through two key articles from the debriefing literature and show you how you can translate them to real life practice. (Duration: 23:20 mins)
Empathy vs sympathy
Learn the difference between empathy and sympathy in 4 short minutes. Why we want to empathise with others rather than sympathise. (Duration: 2:53 mins)
Supporting and listening to others
A police officer talks about how having to go and tell relatives that their loved one has died taught to sit in the moment and form human connection rather than try and solve anything or just fall back on policy. (Duration: 7:07 mins)
This incredible TED Talk tells the story of a clinician working in the Christchurch Earthquakes and then suffered her own personal devastation. How she survived and what she learned along the way. (Duration: 5:33 mins)
Grief & loss resources
Understanding mental health
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