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Challenges to Career Longevity: Strategies and Experience from a 20-Year Veteran

By Leischen Stelter

The high-stress work involved in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) profession creates a high turnover rate among professionals, but Dr. Shana Nicholson has managed to achieve 20 years of service—and counting.

Earlier in her career, Dr. Nicholson was involved in multiple high-trauma and high-stress situations inherent to EMS and fire service.