#FirstRespondersFirst: Nursing Resilience

Recognize, acknowledge, understand, and cope with stressors in and outside a nursing environment.

#FirstRespondersFirst: Mental Resilience and Well-Being for Nurses
Effective Date: March 1, 2021
Expiration Date: February 29, 2024


Osmosis and #FirstRespondersFirst have collaboratively developed an interactive e-learning course on mental health training for first responders. Based on materials and subject matter experts provided by #FirstRespondersFirst, the course includes custom Osmosis animations/videos, text resources, and assessments within 8 core modules each consisting of one or more videos (approximately 11 videos in total for a total of 50+ minutes of video content), other learning materials, and assessment items. The total estimated time to completion will be 3 - 4 hours. This course is entirely free for nurses.

Target Audience

Nurses and nurse leaders.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the physiology of stress, anxiety, and burnout
  • Access way to self-identify stress and its impact on a practitioner’s practice
  • Implement strategies to avoid toxic stress cycles/levels

Disclosure Information

As a provider dedicated to independent education and accredited by the ACCME, IPMA must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. All individuals with potential to influence the content of this program have submitted Conflict of Interest declarations that have been reviewed according to policy and these declarations are listed below. All individuals with potential conflicts have been contacted as needed by IPMA staff, and issues of conflict have been discussed, managed, and mitigated.




Jennifer Cheung, RN


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Megan Gullotto, MS


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Kasia Laskowski


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Thomas Lobben


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Heidi Ness


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Patricia Nguyen, MscBMC


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Cheri Olson, MD

Content Review

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Pauline Rowsome, BSc


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Shekhar Saxena, MD


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Kyle Slinn, RN, BScN, Med


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Rachel Yancey


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This activity was planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association (IPMA) and Osmosis. The IPMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing education for physicians.

Credit Designations

The Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

IPMA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 6971, for 3.75 contact hours.

Commercial Support



For questions regarding the content of this activity, contact:


PO Box 5474

Madison, WI 53705


[email protected]

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Your Instructor

Kyle Slinn
Kyle Slinn

Kyle Slinn (RN, BScN, MEd) is a project manager and instructional designer at Osmosis. Before Osmosis, he worked as a project coordinator for Khan Academy Medicine where he managed the creation of videos, questions, and text-based articles for MCAT and NCLEX-RN students. Kyle also worked in the pediatric intensive care unit as a nurse at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa, Canada. He received his Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Ottawa and holds a Master of Education in Distance Education from Athabasca University. For Osmosis, Kyle has written, edited, filmed, and produced videos, as well as written and designed Osmosis's textbooks and High-Yield Note products. With his free time, Kyle loves to travel, read, rock climb, camp, hike, ski, play board games, and play musical instruments. He always has at least two personal projects on the go. Most recently, he's been digitizing old family photos, and studying intellectual property and contract law.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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