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Mental Health of Veterans and their Families CE for Nurses – 3 CE

Activity Overview

This course is designed to provide nursing professionals with an understanding of the mental health concerns facing veterans as well as an overview of best practices in screening and treating these patients.

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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Provide a demographic overview of current and former military members
  2. Describe the prevalence of various mental health issues among active duty military and veterans
  3. Identify barriers that may prevent veterans from seeking mental health care
  4. Describe why screening military personnel for mental health issues is so important
  5. Identify factors that put veterans at increased risk for mental health issues
  6. Describe the impact that mental health issues can have on veterans and their families
  7. Identify mental health treatment options available to veterans
  8. Identify issues that veterans and their families may face as they readjust and reintegrate following a deployment
  9. Identify mental health concerns that prevent a soldier from being deployed
  10. Describe symptoms indicating that a veteran may be suffering from a mental health issue

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.

Delivery Type

Home Study Monograph



3.0 Contact Hours

Target Audience

Advanced Practice RN
Certified Nursing Assistant
Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse

Activity Type

Contains case-based material


FL Board of Nursing Provider No. 50-20641
CA BRN No. 2020138
CE Broker No. 20-682864


Jaimini Patel, RPH, PHD, MBA



Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

PLEASE NOTE.  AchieveCE also is an approved provider of nursing CE from both the California Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Nursing. For all other professions, this activity is only approved for Florida credit.

Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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