Healing on the Home Front: A Guide to Veteran Mental Health

Learn about mental health concerns facing veterans and best practices in screening and treatment for healthcare professionals in this course.

This course is designed to provide health care professionals with an understanding of the mental health concerns facing veterans as well as an overview of best practices in screening and treating these patients.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Summarize the demographic makeup of current and former military personnel and screening processes.
  2. Identify key mental health issues including PTSD, depression, substance misuse, and associated treatments.
  3. Analyze the impact of deployment and reintegration on mental health and family systems.
  4. Recognize signs of mental health problems in veterans and understand barriers to care.
  5. Explore mental health services available through the Department of Veterans Affairs, including treatments and programs.

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  • 2.00 ANCC
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Available Credit

  • 2.00 ANCC


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