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Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and PTSD

 

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and PTSD

  • Date Created: 12/27/2011
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101, Clinical Practice Guideline

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and PTSD Author(s):

Stephen Ezeji-Okoye, MD

Description

VA/DoD PTSD Clinical Practice Guideline Series (2010)

This course describes Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and the use of CAM in the United States and by Veterans, as well as the VA/DoD Guideline Recommendation for the use of CAM for PTSD.

The presenter also reviews the literature relevant to CAM for PTSD and provides information related to special considerations for using CAM.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Describe Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and provide an overview of the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the use of CAM for PTSD
  2. Review the research evidence behind CAM
  3. Describe recommendations for usage and special issues to consider

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