Meeting the Healthcare Needs of America's Military Veterans - OT669

Meeting the Healthcare Needs of America's Military Veterans

by Jennifer A. Korkosz, DNP, WHNP-BC
OT669
(4.4 / 404 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.10 AOTA CEU)

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Price: $19.00
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Summary:

Returning veterans may present with war-related illnesses months or even years after their military service. Veterans may be referred to community practices, hospitals, or medical centers for services that are not available at the local Veterans Affairs or military treatment facility. This module describes the unique health conditions of returning veterans.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to provide nurses, dietitians, and other healthcare professionals with information on the medical (both physical and psychological) needs of military veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe unique health conditions of returning veterans
  • Identify resources available to returning veterans to help them manage their healthcare needs for military-related medical conditions
  • Discuss the role of healthcare professionals in caring for returning veterans in the community
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Clinical Vignette & Narrative
 
Content Focus
 
Domain of OT: Client Factors
Domain of OT: Performance Skills
Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention
 

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, audiologists, dietitians/nutritionists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists.
 
Occupational therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit. 
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC, is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Provider #4000. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 
 

Course Originally Released on: 10/31/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/6/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/6/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Lauren F - Guthrie , KY  ·  Sep 14, 2019
Great Course!I learned a lot.
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Kristine C - Altamonte Springs, FL  ·  Feb 01, 2019
Easy to read material
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Thomas L - Frisco, TX  ·  Jan 28, 2019
as a veteran, I appreciate this course
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Andre N - Barnardsville, NC  ·  Oct 02, 2015
Good course if you see VA pts
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Nancy W - Paragould, AR  ·  Feb 08, 2015
It's appropriate in content and timing.
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