This course is describes some fundamental elements of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder while emphasizing that this disorder stems from the client’s exposure to “trauma” and not from an inward anxiety etiology. Moreover, this class explores the more in depth as well as established research on what parts of the brain that are affected by PTSD and the subsequent comorbidity risk of substance use disorder and suicide.
The course is divided into three sections: The Impact of Trauma, The Images of Trauma, and The Imprint of Trauma. This class also tracks PTSD’s existence throughout history and its clinical configuration throughout the DSM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental disorders). The course concludes with a treatment protocol and shows what imprints are within the minds of those who suffer with PTSD.
This Seminar-On-Demand is 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
|Contact Hours: 2||
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, MT/LMT, Non-Clinical, OT/COTA, PT/PTA, RN, SLP|
|Instructional Level: Advanced||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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- The impact of trauma, starting points and stigmas
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM
- PTSD: Facts and fiction
- Overview of earlier terms for PTSD
- The history of PTSD in the DSM
- Comorbidity risk
- The images of trauma: Addiction and trauma within the brain
- Mechanisms and malfunctions of the brain
- Comorbidity and PTSD: Areas of the brain affected by drugs
- Trauma and the brain
- Overview of Dr.Bremner's, the Woodward Group's and the Admon Group's observations.
- Caring for the addicted and afflicted client
- The imprint of trauma: Imagery's imprint within the min
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on caring for those afflicted with PTSD.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:
- List the criteria needed to identify individuals with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
- Recognize the clinical categorized history of PTSD within the DSM.
- Recognize past terms that were utilized to describe PTSD.
- Identify that PTSD is no longer a fear-based anxiety disorder.
- Recognize the best evidenced-based treatment approaches to treating clients who have PTSD.
- Name common comorbidity factors regarding PTSD.
- Identify key parts of the brain that are affected by PTSD.
- Name what parts of the brain that drugs consumed by PTSD clients are impacting.
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 2
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Athletic Trainers, Massage Therapists and Registered Nurses.
Instructional Level: Advanced
BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand
The course materials for this Seminar-On-Demand are available in instantly our online format.
This course is pending approvals
- Financial - M.T. Webb is the founder of NConcepts, LLC and receives a salary. He receives a fee from HomeCEUConnection.com for the presentation of this course.
- Nonfinancial – No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
- No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.