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Overview of the VA/DoD 2010 Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD

 

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Overview of the VA/DoD 2010 Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD

  • Date Created: 01/20/2012
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: ANCC, APA, ASWB, CA BBS, ACCME, ACPE
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101, Clinical Practice Guideline

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Overview of the VA/DoD 2010 Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD Author(s):

Matthew J. Friedman, MD PhD

Description

This presentation provides an overview of the most recent 2010 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline recommendations for PTSD, including a review of changes from the previous 2004 version.

The author reviews the evidence behind pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy practices, including Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure (PE), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Recommendations for treatment complex co-occurring conditions and symptoms are also addressed.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Summarize the VA/DoD 2010 Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD related to Cognitive Processing Therapy
  2. Review the empirical evidence supporting Cognitive Processing Therapy
  3. Describe and demonstrate the clinical application of Cognitive Processing Therapy

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