A need for trauma informed care curriculum: Experiences from Pakistan

Tania Nadeem, Nargis Asad, Sahar Nadeem Hamid, Fauzia Mahr, Kanza Baig, Shahina Pirani

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Trauma is a major global health problem. Currently a trauma curriculum, from a psychological perspective, has not been uniformly incorporated in medical education. Nonetheless, professionals from various medical disciplines have an integral role in providing trauma care to survivors. The current COVID-19 pandemic only underscores the relevance and urgent need of this training, as studies show an uptick in mental health disorders due to this trauma. This article will present a discussion on the need for trauma curriculum for health care professionals, using information gained through trauma informed care workshops for healthcare personnel at Aga Khan University Hospital Pakistan.

Original languageEnglish
Article number102791
JournalAsian Journal of Psychiatry
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2021


  • Curriculum
  • Health care professionals
  • Pakistan
  • Trauma


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