Kathleen Flarity (center), here conducting a training at Memorial, knows all too well how compassion fatigue can impact emergency room staff and military medical personnel.
Kathleen Flarity (center), here conducting a training at Memorial, knows all too well how compassion fatigue can impact emergency room staff and military medical personnel.

Caregivers may experience compassion fatigue when they are continually exposed to traumatic injuries, often seen during war, and also inside hospital emergency rooms. Memorial Hospital Nurse Kathleen Flarity also works as a commissioned colonel in the Air Force Reserves. She has studied compassion fatigue since being deployed to Afghanistan. “I just finished 33 years in […]

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