1-hour On-Demand: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


Price: $15 (or Free with Membership)

Course Description:

  • Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), once called shell shock or battle field fatigue syndrome, is a serious condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic or terrifying event in which serious physical harm occurred or was threatened. PTSD is a lasting consequence of traumatic ordeals that cause intense fear, helplessness, or horror, such as a sexual or physical assault, the unexpected death of a loved one, an accident, war, or natural disaster. This course explores current treatment options for the treatment of PTSD.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-16-009-H01-P, IRD: 4-22-16, ERD: 4-22-19. Knowledge based activity.

Course Objectives :

  • Define PTSD.
  • Identify risk factors associated with PTSD.
  • Identify the clinical signs of PTSD.
  • Differentiate the screening and assessment tools used to identify PTSD.
  • Recognize comorbidities associated with PTSD.
  • Differentiate the pharmacological treatment options available to treat PTSD.

Contact Hours: 1

Who Should Take this Course:

Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Completion of course materials.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and course evaluation.

Faculty: Heather Brady, PhD, RD, LD

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