West Virginia – Mental Health Conditions Common to Veterans and Their Families
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the mental health conditions that are common to our veterans and their families and what help is available to them.

Course Publication Date: August 09, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:WV-VETERANS-19
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss some of the critical issues facing veterans and their families.
  • State four symptoms of “hidden wounds.”
  • Describe co-occurring disorders common to veterans and military service members.
  • Discuss what is involved in treating co-occurring disorders in veterans and military service members.
  • Describe the four components of prolonged exposure therapy.
  • Discuss the phases involved in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy.
  • Name the five key principles of trauma-informed services.
  • Describe some policies and barriers for mental health care for veterans and their families.
  • Discuss help that is available for suicide prevention, mental health issues, drug and alcohol abuse and homelessness of veterans and their families.


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