First Responders and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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4 Lessons

What exactly is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? This course contains videos and evidence-based articles on what PTSD is, how first responders may be affected by it, and methods for taking care of your mental health.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • State the causes of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in First Responders
  • List the symptoms of PTSD
  • Discuss methods for prevention and treatment of PTSD

Approximate time required: 1 hour.


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