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PTSD Awareness in Health Care Settings



This section is for Researchers, Providers, & Helpers

This section is for Researchers, Providers, and Helpers

PTSD Awareness in Healthcare Settings

This 15-minute video for medical center staff shows how patients' PTSD symptoms may come into play in health care settings. Presenting the experiences of three Veterans in a busy VA hospital, the video can help employees - especially non-clinical staff - better understand and respond to behavior that may be related to PTSD.

PTSD Awareness Video


Download Video  Right click to download "PTSD Awareness in Healthcare Settings" (140 MB)

Facilitator's guide

The facilitator's guide provides suggestions for how managers and trainers can use PTSD Awareness in healthcare settings as part of employee training sessions. While the video is in a VA clinic, it is applicable to all healthcare settings.

For VA staff only

Access the video and facilitator's guide for "PTSD Awareness in the Healthcare Setting" on the VA's TMS website.

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