BHPC: Trauma-Related Disorders Case Study: Older Adult


Course Format

Interactive Module

Course Target Audience

  • Interprofessional
  • Registered Nurses

Course Description

This Behavioral Health in Primary Care (BHPC) case study aids in assessing and developing a care plan for an older adult presenting with a trauma related disorder in primary care.


About the Series

NURSING IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH IN THE COMMUNITY is an NYU Meyers Initiative to maximize the potential of the nursing workforce as a vital part of the primary care team to address behavioral health concerns, including substance use and mental health, and mitigate social determinants that serve as barriers to good health.

This project is supported by the New York Community Trust. 

Course Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the key features of Adjustment Disorder
  2. Distinguish Adjustment Disorder from other disorders
  3. Understand the consequences of Adjustment Disorders
  4. Describe the treatment plans and expected outcomes


Donna E. McCabe, DNP, GNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing 


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