4017: You Look Too "Normal" to Have PTSD
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4017:  You Look Too "Normal" to Have PTSD


A patient's and provider's perspective about her deployment, reintegration, the stigma, and symptoms of PTSD that developed after her deployment. This presentation includes a review of the type of therapy used that led to post traumatic growth and resilience in a patient diagnosed with PTSD.

 

Speaker: Linda Stanely, MSHS, BSN, RNC

 

Disclosures: This presenter has no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 45 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Distinguish the difference between combat stress and post traumatic stress disorder.
2. Recognize and understand the stigma associated with PTSD in the military.
3. Understand the emotions and symptoms associated with combat and translate this into their clinical practice.

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must:  Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
Saturday, November 10th
Recovery Practice Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Release Date: February 22, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.