First-Responders: Workplace Stress isn’t a Crime

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Lecture Overview

Paramedics and other first-responders may witness some of the most traumatic incidents in the line of duty. In this session, guest speaker former Victorian Police Detective, Narelle Fraser, shares her experience of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after working on some of the state’s most high-profile criminal cases, with the important takeaway message to recognise the signs and symptoms of workplace stress before it’s too late.

(Content warning: This lecture includes references to multiple, real-life violent crimes, disaster situations, sexual assault, crimes involving children and animals, suicide and other instances of mental illness, which may be distressing to some viewers. Viewer discretion is strongly advised.)

CPD time28m
First Published21 February 2021
Updated20 February 2021
20 February 2024
Learning Tools
Community Nursing
Critical Care
Defence / Armed Services