This section brings together free in-depth Continuing Education resources for the Professional community concerned with trauma.
Many of the courses offered by the Center are in Flash, PowerPoint or Audio Podcasts format. To view them you must have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player or PowerPoint (or the free PowerPoint Viewer) installed. These are available on the VA Viewer Software page. Stream or download audio podcast or use iTunes.
Flash files will play automatically when you click the link. Please note that Flash will not work on iPhone or iPad devices.
A transcript is available in the 'Notes' section of the player.Keyboard commands for your screen reader
To navigate through Flash courses using assistive technology:
Course modules with audio narration by the instructor are packaged in ZIP format to reduce file size and download time. Each package includes one PowerPoint Slideshow file (the course module) and several MP3 audio files (the narration).
A text-only transcript is also available.
How to Unzip Downloaded Files
Windows XP users: Right-click on the .zip file you downloaded, choose "Extract All..." from the popup menu, and follow the Extraction Wizard instructions.
Mac OS X users (10.3 and later): Double-click on the .zip file you downloaded.
Users of older operating systems: You will need to download a helper utility to unzip the files. Windows users may download a free evaluation version of WinZip; Macintosh users may download a free version of Stuffit Expander. After downloading and installing the appropriate helper utility for your computer, follow the instructions provided with the software to unzip the course module and audio files.
"Listen" allows you to stream and hear the podcast. To download mp3 files on your computer, right click and save the file. If you prefer, use iTunes to manage the podcast.
The size of each podcast varies. See the course page for an estimate.
To earn free credits, see CE/CME Credit. You will need to view the full course, read its brochure, and take a quiz to earn continuing education credits.
If you experience difficulty with the course files, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We are here to help.