Module 1: Invisible Wounds of War: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Module 1: Invisible Wounds of War: PTSD (Louis Chow, PhD)

  • Reduce stigmas about PTSD and treatment
  • Promote understanding of symptoms of PTSD as protective efforts that impair functioning
  • Present common co-morbidities
  • Awareness of evidence based trauma treatments
  • Facilitate interactions (e.g. providing referrals, de-escalating) 

Target Audience

Nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, and physicians.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this activity, particpants should be able to:

  • Recognize common symptoms of PTSD
  • Review common co-morbidities of PTSD
  • Apply skills learned in referring a veteran for an evaluation of PTSD.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been 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 McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 0.75 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 0.75 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 0.75 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

Course opens: 
01/28/2016
Course expires: 
01/27/2023
Rating: 
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Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been 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 McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 0.75 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 0.75 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 0.75 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

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