1340 – 1430
LCol Andrea Tuka MD, CCFP, FRCPC
This short case based presentation provides information on screening, assessment and management of PTSD in military and the general Canadian population. It will present relevant issues the Physician Assistants may encounter in different practice settings. The presentation also reviews the current treatment recommendations based on Clinical Practice Guidelines.
At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:
- Recognize the risk factors for trauma-related conditions and individuals as well as populations vulnerable developing PTSD
- Identify signs and symptoms of PTSD and get familiar with the PC– PTSD Screening Tool
- Understand the evidence-based treatment modalities for PTSD
Posted in: Friday, October 19, 2018