Mental Health Special: Care of American Veterans, Depression, PTSD, SuicidePage 3 of 40

▶︎ Care of American Veterans

Author: Sara Wilson, BA

Course Summary

This course addresses the healthcare challenges of today’s returning Veterans and describes the resources available to them. It explains the importance of screening for military service by health professionals when seeing a patient for the first time. Following a discussion of the health conditions seen in Veterans, it explains the principles of rehabilitation and reintegration that underlie their focused care.