Wolters Kluwer, ANF, Penn Nursing release mobile PTSD toolkit app
Wolters Kluwer recently announced the release of a mobile version of the PTSD toolkit from the American Nurses Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
In response to Joining Forces, a nationwide initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, EdD, in 2011, the American Nurses Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing developed the PTSD Toolkit.
The toolkit is a self-directed e-learning program to teach nurses about PTSD treatment for veterans. It includes simulation tools based on real case studies to test treatment skills and practice interventions.
“The PTSD Toolkit was designed to simplify the process of helping the nation’s veterans and military service members by making it easier for nurses and other clinicians to obtain trusted information and support tools,” Kate Judge, executive director of the American Nurses Foundation, said in a press release. “A mobile version of the toolkit aligns with our mission to eliminate misinformation about PTSD and connect clinicians with the clinical references and training resources they need to make the best treatment decisions for their patients.”
The mobile app version of the PTSD Toolkit streamlines clinical workflow related to PTSD care and has been enhanced with nine topics from Lippincott Solutions, including alcohol withdrawal management, reality orientation, suicide precautions, family therapy, and depression or hostility monitoring and precautions.
The app is available for Android and iOS platforms via Google Play and the Apple Store.
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