"I Think I Have Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)": A Clinician's Guide to Managing a Research
 Course ID: 1075208
 Format: Webcast (live event) (Live Event)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Clinical
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 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): 1 ANCC: Contact Hours Continuing Nursing Education; 1 ACCME: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™; 1 ACCME- Non-Physician AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™; 1 APA: Continuing Education Credit; 1 AOTA: Contact Hours/CEUs; 1 ASWB: Continuing Education Clock Hours; 1 NYSED SW: Continuing Education Clock Hours
 Certificate: ACCME - EES, ACCME NP - EES, ANCC - EES, APA - EES, Generic - EES, AOTA - EES, NYSED SW- EES (Live), ASWB -EES (Live) April 8, 2016 - April 7, 2019
Course Description: The program will present evidence-based, practical, clinical approach to the assessment, management and risk communication strategies for Veterans who believe they may be at risk to develop or currently have Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy as a result of combat-related exposures or injuries, including repetitive traumatic brain Injury or blast. A review of CTE literature, blast and mild TBI, an update of  VA, DoD, and academic multicenter, longitudinal studies of individuals with exposures to one or more concussions and blasts, a rational approach to diagnostic testing, a comprehensive, clinical practice guideline-directed management strategy, and recommendations on risk communication techniques for patients, caregivers and clinicians.
Subject Area(s):
Mental Health
Occupational Health and Safety
Mental Health Professionals
Physicians and Other Clinicians
Occupational Health and Safety Professionals
Social Workers
Background/Role(s): None
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Course Level: Advanced
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: Department of Veterans Affairs, Employee Education System; The VA Office of Rehabilitation Services
Accreditations: none
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Course Contacts
email: vhatrain@va.gov
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