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Meeting the Healthcare Needs of America's Military Veterans

Returning veterans may present with war-related illnesses months or even years after their military service. Veterans may be referred to a community hospital or medical center for services that are not available at the local military treatment facility. This module describes the unique health conditions of returning veterans. An interprofessional approach is required to address the diverse healthcare needs of veterans, including traumatic brain injury, traumatic amputations, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicide risk, and hearing loss. Nurses, physicians, psychologists, social workers, dietitians, speech-language pathologists and physical and occupational therapists need to work collaboratively as an interprofessional team to effectively manage the multiplicity of healthcare needs for this at-risk population.

John S. Murray, RN, PhD, CPNP, CS, FAAN and Susan Johnson Garbutt, RN, DNP, CIC, CNE

To complete this course, please select your profession below:

Nurses

Physicians

Dietitians

Occupational Therapy

CE Direct Members ONLY *

To complete this course, please select your profession below:

Nurses

Physicians

Dietitians

Occupational Therapy

 

 

* CE Direct membership is limited to those individuals whose employers have invested in a CE Direct account.

This is a Gannett Education continuing education event. Complete course details as well as accreditation information are available on the specific course page(s).

 

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