This course addresses topics specific to the psychiatric treatment of military personnel, background issues, assessment guidelines, and treatment for the returning veteran of the Iraq War.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Iraq War Clinician Guide: Topics Specific to the Psychiatric Treatment of Military Personnel: Background Issues, Assessment Guidelines and Treatment of the Returning Iraq War Veteran created by National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2004.
National Center for PTSD and the Department of Veterans Affairs
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about topics specific to the psychiatric treatment of military personnel. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Explain a brief description of the history and current structure of the United States Military Forces.
Identify the background issues and assessment guidelines for the returning Iraq War veteran.
Describe the helping context for active duty verses veterans seeking health care.
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Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
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Continuing Medical Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CE activity –
including faculty, planners, reviewers, or others ― are required to disclose all relevant financial
relationships with ineligible entities (formerly known as commercial interests).
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by this activity's planners, faculty, and
Planners and Reviewers
The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.
Faculty: Keith Gibson, Ph.D.
There are no relevant disclosures.
There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.
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