More Confessions of a Trauma Junkie: My Life as a Nurse Paramedic

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More True Stories from EMS and the ER

More Confessions shares the raw and honest feelings of emergency service professionals through true 'story behind the story' revelations. Disclosing experiences from both sides of the gurney, Sherry and other EMS, ER, paramilitary, and firefighter responders walk you along their fragile line of sanity. Using humor as a life raft during perfect storms, workers reflect upon how they endure and survive personal and professional tragedy while trying not to care too much, and what happens when they fail
in that attempt. A graduate student in psychology, Sherry is a paramedic, trauma nurse, and crisis interventionist who led a national paramilitary crisis response team and continues conducting crisis management training throughout the U.S.

Emergency Service Professionals Praise More Confessions

"Once again, Sherry brings to life the overlooked or, too often, over-hyped world of the
emergency services for all to experience. She does so with a vitality and spirit that
makes her prose almost poetic. If you want to glimpse the amazing world of EMS
from 'behind the curtain,' More Confessions is for you. Highest recommendations."

--Rev. Don Brown, B.A., M.Div., Flight Paramedic (retired), Chaplain, Lt. Col., CAP

(retired); Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Grand Saline, TX

"More Confessions will take you to the edge of first responder insanity with honesty
and integrity. Sherry has once again opened our world to the reader by cleverly describing
the unbelievable experiences that we have every day. This book is the real

--Peter Volkmann, MSW, EMT, Chief-Stockport NY Police Department.

"Through the venue of real and personable human experience stories, Sherry's More
is a powerfully written sequel that provides key insights into the need for
those who work in emergency and disaster response, as well as their families, to actively
and purposely recognize and consistently address their physical, mental, and
spiritual well-being. All who read this book will be touched deeply in some way."

--Harvey J. Burnett, Jr., PhD, LP,

President, Michigan Crisis Response Association

Sergeant, Buchanan Police Department

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Behavioral Sciences Dept., Andrews University

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From the Reflections of America Series at Modern History Press

Medical : Allied Health Services - Emergency Medical Services

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