The goal of this continuing education program is to provide nurses, audiologists, dietitians/nutritionists, occupational therapists, physicians, and speech language pathologists with information on the medical (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
Educational Gap: Health professionals are not able to identify and treat military related diseases.
This course was reviewed and approved by Scott H. Plantz, MD, FAAEM, representing the University of Louisville School of Medicine Continuing Health Sciences Education.
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, audiologists, dietitians/nutritionists, occupational therapists, physicians, and speech language pathologists.
Physicians: 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
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.