Journal of Health Education Research & Development

ISSN: 2380-5439

Open Access

Keeping safe and at work for health professionals: Why prevention has to begin during education and should never stop


Christoph Augner*

Health psychology has two main topics in educating Health professionals. First, an obvious goal is to increase the ability of health professionals to provide health knowledge to their patients and improve their ability to become or stay healthy. Second, health psychology should help health professionals to cope with their numerous challenges on their work place. Stressful events, difficult interaction with patients and colleagues and often tough working environment increase the chance for stress-related disorder.


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