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Warriors Among Us: Veteran’s Care Overview for Civilian Health Providers

Updated: May 15, 2020

Caring for the Seriously Ill


Recorded lecture from the September 20, 2019 Palliative Care in Action: Practical Tools for Your Practice conference.

Release Date: 4/16/2020 – Expiration Date: 4/15/2021

Estimated Time to Complete: 60 minutes


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician (Attendance) (1.00 hours)


Beaumont Health Employee - $0 Non-Beaumont Physician - $20 Non-Beaumont Non-Physician - $0


Outcome Statement: At the end of this module, participants will describe the unique care needs of veterans with serious illness and the resources available to meet these needs through the Veterans Administration (VA).

  1. Discuss the impact of service culture and military experiences on the lives of veterans.

  2. Explain the value of a focused military history as a complement to overall health assessment and care planning.

  3. Provide information to veterans and their families to access information on eligibility for VA and other benefits.


Medicine CME

Beaumont Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Beaumont Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing CE

Beaumont Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91).

1.0 contacts hour awarded.

Participants must sign in, attend the entire conference and complete the evaluation form to receive contact hours.

Social Work CE

Beaumont Health is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative MICEC0026.

Additional Information

Planning Committee/Speaker Disclosure

All speakers, planning committee members, CME committee members and staff involved with this activity as content validation reviewers have no relevant relationship(s) with commercial interests to disclose relative to the content of this CME activity.


  1. Burgo-Black, A. L., Brown, J. L., Boyce, R. M., & Hunt, S. C. (2016). The Importance of Taking a Military History. Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974), 131(5), 711–713.

  2. Sariego, Jack. (2009). Reserve Component Troops in the Global War on Terrorism: an Increasing Debt Owed the "Citizen Soldier". Military medicine. 174. xvi-xvii.

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