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
Content Level: Intermediate
Domain of OT: Client Factors
Domain of OT: Performance Skills
Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, audiologists, dietitians/nutritionists, occupational therapists, physicians, 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
. 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.
ContinuingEducation.com is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
ContinuingEducation.com is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).
Continuing education approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association is accepted for relicensure by the state boards for occupational therapists in: Alaska, Nevada, Arkansas, New Hampshire, Delaware, North Carolina, District of Columbia, Ohio, Illinois, Oregon, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Rhode Island, Maryland, South Carolina, Minnesota, Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, Vermont, Montana & Virginia.