1005-16: Military Psychiatry: Practice and Pitfalls for Civilian Providers

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Recorded On: 06/10/2016

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1005-16: Military Psychiatry: Practice and Pitfalls for Civilian Providers

Joe Holshoe uses his experience as a Navy officer and now US Public Health service officer to provide a detailed description of military medicine. He includes medications and diagnoses that can prevent enlistment and/or deployment in a discussion related to treatment of military members.

Presenter: Joseph Holshoe, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures: The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length: 90 minutes

Target Audience: RN, APRN

Session Objectives:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Review the basic structure of military hierarchy and medicine.
2. Explore the dual nature of military medicine.
3. Identify medications that can limit deployment.
4. Identify diagnoses that can prevent enlistment and deployments.
5. Discuss variances in psychiatric presentation in military populations.

Keywords: Military, Psychopharmacology, Medications, Deployment

Continuing Nursing Education
1.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 14th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor
Friday, June 10, 2016
1:45pm – 3:15pm

Release Date:  July 29, 2016
The contact hours for this session expire: September 1, 2019

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