Performance Under Pressure

It is not uncommon for Healthcare professionals, especially those living in remote and rural areas, to have to attend to prehospital emergencies.

These emergencies can present as high-pressure situations and responders may have to deal with situations or environments that they may not have come across before. They may also be tasked to respond individually or may be part of a team of others that are unfamiliar to them. The scene of an incident also has the potential to change quickly requiring keen situational awareness skills. These stresses can all affect ability to perform under pressure. Below are some resources which might help you prepare and mitigate for these pressures and learn to develop skills and tools to help whilst performing under pressure.