What you'll learn

  • Describe neurobiological effects of trauma and various psychopharmacological agents used to treat trauma-related symptoms
  • Discuss the impact of systemic racism as a form of trauma and devise strategies to address racial issues with patients
  • Identify evidence-based treatment approaches for dimensions of the trauma experience such as sleep disruption, pain, addiction, eating pathologies, and self-harm/suicidality
  • Explain the differing approaches of trauma treatment for special patient populations, including pregnant women, refugees, and gender diverse individuals

Course description

This is an accredited, livestreamed course offered by Cambridge Health Alliance. This course is targeted to Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Psychologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants. This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in Lifestyle and Mind-Body Medicine, Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine Psychology and Mental Health.

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Contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu with questions.

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Medical School

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