July 7th - LMHPCO: Moral Injury in Vietnam Veterans

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Moral Injury in Vietnam Veterans

July 7, 2020

1:00 – 2:30 pm (CT)

Target Audience: The primary target audience consist of social workers, nurses and chaplains along with members of the Interdisciplinary teams working with Veterans at the end of life.

ADA Statement: If you need special assistance or accommodations identified in the ADA, please contact LMHPCO office in advance at 888-546-1500.

Continuing Education:
LMHPCO approves this program for up to 1.5 hours Nursing Continuing Education credit. LMHPCO is an approved provider of nursing continuing education by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. CE Provider # 46.

SW: LMHPCO SW DP# 13003, approves this program for up to 1.5 Clinical Hours continuing education. LMHPCO is approved as a provider for continuing education by the Mississippi Board of Examiners for Social Workers. Approval period 5/1/2021. Moral Injury in Vietnam veterans scheduled for July 7, 2020 by Webinar has been approved for 1.5 Clinical hours by the National Association of Social Workers- Louisiana Chapter as authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners.

Presented by: Chaplain Paul A. Evans, MDiv

Event Description: Gain a better understanding about Moral Injury in Vietnam Veterans and hear from subject matter experts Drs. LeAnn Bruce and Patricia Watson from the Department of Veterans Affairs' Moral Injury workgroup. This webinar will define the concept of moral injury (MI) to health care teams and how it affects some Veterans of the Vietnam War. How to identify symptoms of MI, especially in the last weeks to months of life, will be described, and treatment options, particularly those that are viable in the home setting and used by hospice and other health care professionals, will be discussed. The one-hour presentation is followed by a 30-minute Q&A with subject matter expert Chaplain Paul Evans from the Alexandria VA Health Care System.

1. Describe Moral Injury (MI)
2. Identify how Moral Injury develops
3. Understand the similarities and differences between Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Moral Injury
4. Describe how Moral Injury affects Vietnam Veterans at the end of life
5. Understand how to care for Vietnam Veterans with Moral Injury at the end of life