Advancing TBI Care for Veterans: Updates from the Polytrauma System of Care
DVBIC Webinar Series: Hot Topics in Traumatic Brain Injury
Date/Time: June 19, 2013; 1-2:30 p.m. (EDT)
- Presentation (PDF)
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Polytrauma System of Care provides comprehensive, high quality, interdisciplinary rehabilitation. Teams of providers plan and administer an individually tailored rehabilitation plan to maximize recovery and functional independence. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) care is available throughout the entire Polytrauma System of Care, which includes five Rehabilitation Centers, five Transitional Rehabilitation Programs, 23 Network Sites, 87 Support Clinic Teams and 39 points of contact.
The speakers will describe the types of care available in the VA Polytrauma System and how to access rehabilitation programs. They will highlight special VA projects and programs that promote improved access and quality for veterans diagnosed with TBI. Finally, they will present research findings and recommendations to enhance quality in future program development.
This webinar has been approved for the following:
- 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 1.5 Credits by the American Psychological Association
- 1.5 Nursing contact hours as a co-provider with the American Nurses Credentialing Center
- 1.75 CE Contact hours for Physical Therapist and Assistant approved by the State of Illinois
- 1.75 CE Contact hours for Occupational Therapist and Assistant approved by the State of Illinois
- 1.5 CEHs for Social Work approved by the Missouri Division of Professional Registration Committee for Social Work
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