The goal of this continuing education program is to provide nurses, dietitians and dietary managers 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
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, audiologists, dietitians/nutritionists, occupational therapists, physicians, and speech language pathologists.
Dietitians/Nutritionists: 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 a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 1 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 1000, 1040, 3020, 4000
ContinuingEducation.com is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).