Self-Study | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2012 - Treatment of Combat-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
This lecture reviews the symptoms of PTSD related to combat specific trauma. Primary focus will be on pharmacologic interventions and treatment for PTSD symptoms and nightmares.
This course was recorded in June 2012 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the Univeristy of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and handouts.
Publish Date: July 1, 2012. This course will be available for three years from this date.
For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this course, you will be better able to:
- Discuss symptoms of PTSD related to combat specific trauma.
- Identify first and second line pharmacologic interventions for PTSD symptoms and nightmares.
- Discuss three strategies for treating combat related sleep disorders.
Audio and Video
Pam Zoeller, MSN, ARNP, CS
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Behavioral Health, Evans Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, CO
- 1.20 Contact hours
- 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level