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Tools for Building a Clinician and Staff Support Program


These tools and resources guide health care facilities in organizing institution-wide support for clinicians following adverse events. Included is a toolkit for organizations to use regardless of where they are on the spectrum—from those in the early stages of looking at different support models to those who may already have programs in place.

The following tools are also available:
  • Organizational assessment tool for clinician support
  • Building a clinician support program assessment worksheet/planner
  • Building a second victim support program checklist


Medically Induced Trauma Support Services

Funding Sources

Chartis; Lexington Insurance Company

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  • Release Date: 12/2010
  • Original Summary: 04/2012
Disclaimer: The inclusion of a tool in the Innovations Exchange does not constitute or imply an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality or Westat of the tool or of the submitter or developer of the tool. Read more.
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Last updated: June 20, 2012.