Monday, April 11, 2016

Free Home Based....CME/CEU-Accredited Training for Nurses, PT, OT and Speech Language Pathologists

New online training specifically for nurses, OT, PT and Speech Language Pathologists.

On February 12th, Attorney General Maura Healey and Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program announced the launch of  “Serving Those Who Have Served: Practical Approaches to Addressing the Invisible Wounds of War in Post-9/11 Service Members and Veterans Trainings.”   Home Base works to heal the invisible wounds of war for Service Members, Post-9/11 Veterans and their Families through clinical care, wellness, research and education. The purpose of this initiative is to give first responders tools to identify critical issues unique to our veterans and gain basic skills to help them.

For this initiative, Home Base is now offering FREE online, on-demand, trainings in five areas:  post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, substance abuse, identifying suicide risk, and understanding how the unique, post-9/11 military culture impacts care. 

These trainings all include firsthand accounts from Veterans who have faced an invisible wound of war. They were specifically created for health professionals and are accompanied by additional resources

All training’s are CME/CE/CEU certified and can be found here:         

Their Mission Is Complete. Ours Has Just Begun.
Home Base is honored to be part of CFC giving. Please help our mission and donate to Home Base (CFC #12288).

Home Base is offering five free, ?online, on-demand trainings. ?Classes are CME/CE/CEU certified ?and optimized for mobile use.
Click Here To Register
Substance Use/Abuse in the Military
•  Understand substance use disorder within a military context
•  Learn what resources are available for Veterans and Service Members

Invisible Wounds of War: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
•  Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of PTSD
•  Learn how to facilitate interactions with Veterans who have PTSD
Invisible Wounds of War: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
•  Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of TBI
•  Learn how the symptoms of TBI can be mimicked or magnified by other factors

Understanding Suicide Risk in the Military: ?How Can You Help?
•  Learn the risk factors and warning signs for suicide
•  Learn basic considerations for intervening with suicidal individuals

Military Culture
•  Understand the unique military experiences of Post-9/11 Service Members, the deployment cycle and reintegration difficulties

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the 
accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing 
Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital 
and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME 
to provide continuing medical education for physicians. McLean Hospital designates 
this enduring material for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their 
participation in the activity.
All trainings provide resources and treatments available ?to Veterans suffering from the invisible wounds of war.
Begin Your 
Training Today!

or call Home Base at 617-643-3829
1- Suicide Data Report, 2012, Department of Veterans Affairs.

2- Returning Home from Iraq and Afghanistan, Institute of Medicine, March 2013.

3- Tanielian T and Jaycox LH, eds., Invisible Wounds of War; Psychological and Cognitive Injuries, Their Consequences, and Services to Assist Recovery, RAND Corporation, MG-720-CCF, 2008, 492 pp.

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