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Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans

Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans

Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans

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Industry Specialist
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

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Launch date: 01 Feb 2018
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Last updated: 06 Aug 2018

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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This CE course introduces some of the problems facing Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans and can help healthcare and social service professionals understand these veterans’ needs. Topics relating to returning OEF and OIF veterans will look at: behavioral health issues; substance abuse; mental disorders; and the roles of primary care, behavioral health, and social service providers.

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Identify mental health and substance abuse issues that veterans who have served in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom, or OEF) and Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom, or OIF) may face.

2. Describe common stress reactions that those returning from a combat zone may experience.

3. Outline steps that primary care and behavioral health providers can take to help OEF and OIF veterans.

4. Discuss the roll of social service professionals in contributing to recovery and better health for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

5. Summarize specific suicide risk factors for veterans as well as behavioral health issues that may increase the likelihood of attempted suicide.
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Industry Specialist
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

Quantum Units Education began in 2005 with a vision: to be a company with a conscience. Quantum Units Education is not your ordinary CE provider. What this means is simple: we strive to give back. We are grateful for the opportunity we have been given to help others. We want to pay it forward in caring for the environment and our community - which includes each and every customer that crosses our path. We are all in relationship with each other and with our planet. Let us think bigger, take action that creates lasting change, be innovative with our use of green technologies, engage with like-minded partners and move responsibly in our global community.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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