Iraq War Clinician Guide

Treating the Tramatized Amputee

About the Course:

Treating the Traumatized Amputee focuses on the unique needs of the amputee patient. The authors describe the amputee population treated at Walter Reed Army Medical Center Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service and the therapeutic practices that have appeared to be the most successfully implemented there.

Publication Date:

June 2004


Harold J. Wain, Ph.D.; COL Stephen J. Cozza; MAJ Geoffrey G. Grammer; Rosalie M. Kogan, L.C.S.W.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about treating the traumatized amputee. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the unique needs of the amputee patient.

  2. Explain the Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) approach to the amputee patient.

  3. Describe the therapeutic intervention for the prevention of psychiatric stress disorders.

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