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Post-traumatic stress disorder

Speciality Classification
Pharmacists
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1.5 hours
Provider
Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

Post-traumatic stress disorder explained

AJP - March 2021 - Disease State Management

Exposure to traumatic events commonly results in a degree of psychological distress. In most instances psychological symptoms of distress settle down in the days to weeks following the event. However, a minority of people have persisting symptoms and develop acute stress disorder and/or post-traumatic stress disorder.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  • differentiate between stress and trauma;
  • describe the DSM-5 criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD);
  • describe the various consequences of undiagnosed PTSD;
  • discuss the various non-pharmacological treatments for PTSD;
  • discuss the use of trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT);
  • discuss the role of pharmacotherapy in treatment of PTSD.

CPD Credits

Accreditation Code: CX21006

Group 1:  1.50

Group 2:  3.00

This activity has been accredited for 1.5 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to 1.5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 3 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

Delivery
Title
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
1.5 hours
CPD Points
Group 1 CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits), Group 2 CPD (or 3 CPD credits)
Price
Free
Price Details
Free for Members
Location
Online
Price:
Free
Free for Members
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