Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101204
About the Course:
The Iraq War Clinician Guide was developed by members of the National Center for PTSD and the Department of Defense. It was developed specifically for clinicians and addresses the unique needs of veterans of the Iraq War. Appendices provide a range of reference materials.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Iraq War Clinician Guide: Appendix H: Pharmacotherapy for PTSD created by Matthew J. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D.; Craig L. Donnelly, M.D.; Thomas A. Mellman, M.D.
National Center for PTSD and the Department of Veterans Affairs
June, 2004, Second Edition
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about pharmacotherapy for PTSD. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the circumstances in which it is appropriate to use pharmacological agents to treat the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Describe the current medications used to treat PTSD and their possible side effects.
Explain factors to be considered in monitoring clinical response and treating comorbid disorders.
Discuss duration of treatment, special considerations for children and adolescents, and the integration of medication with psychotherapy.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 CE credit hour
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
1 CE credit hour
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1 CPD hour
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
0.5 CE credit hours
CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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