Finding training for experienced dispatchers can sometimes be a challenge. This class informs students exactly what occurs during stressful situations and the long-term effects on the body and mind. This class explains how to identify causes of an unhealthy lifestyle and counteract your body’s response and unchecked, bad chemical releases.

  • Discover what happens when bodies at rest, stay at rest.
  • Find out the dangers of metabolic syndrome and why unchecked stress can cause it.
  • Not enough sleep, the drastic reduction of calories in your diet, and fight, flight, or freeze are just a few of the dangers you will learn about in this class.

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  • Discover the dangers of sitting too long. Sitting for more than one hour without getting up and moving around is almost as dangerous as smoking. Even going to the gym will not reverse the effects of long-term sitting. This class will give you the reasons behind this and provide you with ways to combat this danger.
  • Learn how the chemical make-up of your food can impact your body’s response and lessen your adaptability to stressful events.
  • Imagine a high-priority, a stress-inducing call is taken. Receiving and dispatching that call automatically changes the chemical functions of your body. Addressing this chemical change will help reduce multiple physical alignments.

Long-term Answers to Stress

Taking this class will help you to fully understand the importance of addressing the high-stress situations that face 911 Telecommunicators and others in public safety. Many in the 911 profession have been exposed to a stress class at some point or are familiar with the body’s response to stress. Unmanaged stress causes cardiovascular problems, high cholesterol, dental problems, headaches, anger, heartburn, and digestive problems. It is a fallacy that it takes long amounts of time to manage stress. Small changes can make a big difference in your life expectancy.