Friday, March 15, 2024

  • 03/15/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    This activity will improve learners’ competency/performance related to patient care, interpersonal and communication skills, and systems-based practice by teaching the latest evidence-based information about veteran suicide prevention. Collaboration with civilian providers with a diverse and sometimes inadequate understanding of military culture highlight a need to provide educational tools to detect illnesses prevalent in the military, such as posttraumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury. Advances in cultural competency education have improved the skills of providers caring for veterans to include the utilization of the Crisis Response Plan to aid in the prevention of suicidal behavior in at-risk veterans.