Tough as They Come: PTSD, Overcoming Trauma, and Building Resiliency (Recorded at Pri-Med South)

In this inspirational talk, Travis Mills will offer his perspective on overcoming trauma as a U.S. Army Veteran and quadriplegic. He will provide a unique voice on PTSD and trauma in order to help clinicians better understand the experience of a patient and improve their own interactions with patients who have experienced trauma. With a lens towards resiliency, Travis will highlight effective communication skills and will provide clinicians with tools and resources to help patients who have undergone trauma navigate their new normal and receive better care.

Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 2/8/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe a patient perspective on the experience of trauma

  • Identify signs and symptoms that patients who have experienced trauma or PTSD may exhibit

  • Summarize effective communication skills for working with patients who have experienced trauma in order to encourage resiliency

  • List strategies to help patients who have experienced trauma receive appropriate care and resources

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Travis Mills

Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant, 82nd Airborne
United States Army
Motivational Speaker, Advocate for Veterans and Amputees
Travis Mills Foundation
Manchester, ME 


The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty: 

Travis Mills
No financial relationships disclosed. 

Non-faculty contributors involved in the planning, development, editing, and review of the content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Accreditation Statement

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For APRNs and PAs, AANPCB and NCCPA accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as the number of hours of participation (AANPCB) or as Category 1 CME credits (NCCPA).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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