For this assignment, you are to respond to one of the following questions. Discuss it thoroughly using the course learning outcomes for this unit as a foundation to discuss the concepts.
- Do EMS providers develop transitory symptoms from incidents they respond to? Why, or why not?
- Do declining work performance and the deterioration of professional relationships interfere with organizational goals? Why, or why not?
- Are EMS leaders, managers, and/or supervisors responsible for identifying and/or recognizing personality disorders? Why, or why not? Are EMS leaders responsible for employees who may exhibit inappropriate behavior in the workplace as a result of situational stressors? Why, or why not?
- Should mental health problems that interfere with work and job duties be addressed through the progressive disciplinary processes? Why, or why not?
The purpose of this assignment is for you to apply the concepts and knowledge you learned within this unit. Also, this provides you with the opportunity to use your skills, expertise, and experience to enrich your response. Since you are offered the choice of which question to respond to, you should provide a rich and thorough discussion on the concepts in the question and how they could relate to your field or career choice. To supplement your discussion, you may use journal articles, case studies, scholarly papers, and other sites you may find pertinent. Your response should be at least two pages of content, double spaced, and appropriately cited using APA style writing. Any material that is directly quoted is required to have the necessary citation. Your paper should have a title page and reference page meeting APA format. This should largely be original work that demonstrates a higher level of learning. The use of examples is appropriate to show that you can analyze the information and apply it to other situations.