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Maintaining a professional and safe work environment is paramount in emergency medical services, and it is essential to handle such situations with sensitivity and urgency. Recognizing the potential risks posed by a coworker’s joking behavior is crucial, as it may compromise patient care and trust in the team’s capabilities.

Cheryl will equip you with practical strategies to communicate concerns, encourage open dialogue, and seek appropriate support from supervisors or managers if necessary. By the end of this topic, you will feel better prepared to navigate these challenging situations, promoting a work environment that prioritizes patient safety, teamwork, and professionalism. 

Let’s explore how to handle a situation where a coworker’s actions may unintentionally endanger the public, ensuring the highest standard of care and safety for those we serve as compassionate and responsible EMTs.

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  1. Maintaining a professional and safe work environment is paramount in emergency medical services 

  2. Recognize the potential risks posed by a coworker’s joking behavior¬†

  3. Encourage open dialogue and seek appropriate support from supervisors or management