Mental Health Consequences of Disaster

Description:

Course Overview

 

Course Quality Rating

TBD

 

Course Description

This course is provided by John Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness and will require a secondary login and/or registration.

 

In this presentation, Dr. Everly examines disaster's impact on various parts of mental function and personality.

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Target Audience

This course is designed for

 

Learning Objectives

Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the mental health consequences of disasters

  2. Define the concepts of distress and dysfunction

  3. Describe examples of distress vs. dysfunction in five domains:

  4. Cognitive (thinking)

  5. Emotional (affect)

  6. Behavioral

  7. Physical (physiological)

  8. Spiritual

  9. Demonstrate familiarity with four common clinical syndromes that occur after disasters:

  10. Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  11. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  12. Major Depression

  13. Alcohol Abuse

 

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)

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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies

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Format

Online/ Self-study

 

Credit /CEU

None available

 

Duration

1 hr.

 

Specifications

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Course Publication Date

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