What Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the symptoms, causes, classification, diagnosis and treatment options of post-traumatic stress disorder called PTSD.

Course Publication Date: August 09, 2019

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Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:PTSD070219
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health

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Learning Objectives
  • List three types of symptoms of PTSD and give two examples of each.
  • Discuss the diagnostic criteria for PTSD.
  • Discuss the causes, incidence and risk factors for PTSD.
  • Discuss the classification of PTSD.
  • Discuss current treatment options for PTSD.


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