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Session Fourteen: Interdisciplinary Care Model for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Psychological Health (PH) Conditions: Multi-Axial Assessment and Outcomes

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (EST)
  • JANUARY 22, 2015 National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

Webinar Overview

As the Military Health System institute dedicated to understanding complex combat and mission related comorbid traumatic brain injury (TBI) and psychological health (PH) conditions, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) delivers interdisciplinary and holistic care, conducts focused research, and exports knowledge to benefit service members, their families and society. This presentation will review 1) key Department of Defense (DoD) clinical and research priorities, 2) the interdisciplinary and integrative Intensive Outpatient Program for chronic TBI and PH conditions, 3) assessment and implementation of integrative modalities into traditional treatment paradigms to maximize patient centric care and outcomes, 4) advanced technology to assess neural network disruption, and 5) the development of a comprehensive database to identify specific treatment subpopulations.


Webinar Speakers

 Thomas J. DeGraba, MD

Deputy Director, Chief of Medical Operations
National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE)
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, Maryland


Dr. DeGraba has worked as a leader in the field of neurology, with a focus in traumatic brain injury and stroke, for more than twenty-five years. As Deputy Director and CMO at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Dr. DeGraba directed the development of an innovative interdisciplinary care paradigm in which treatment planning and state of the art evaluation techniques occur in a holistic environment designed for maximal provider/patient interaction. He also has established a database platform to support clinical data collection and cutting edge research in the field. Before working with NICoE, Dr. DeGraba served as the Head of the Clinical Stroke Program at the National Naval Medical Center (NNMC) as well as Associate Professor of Neurology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS). He also served as Senior Staff Fellow and Head of the Clinical Stroke Research Unit in the Stroke Branch of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. DeGraba earned his bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from the Catholic University of America, and his MD degree from Georgetown University. He completed his medical internship at the Washington Hospital Center, Neurology Residency at Georgetown University Hospital, and a post-doctoral fellowship in Cerebrovascular Disease at the University of Texas Medical Center, Houston.

 Robert L. Koffman, MD, MPH

Captain, Medical Corps, USN
Senior Consultant, Integrative Medicine and Behavioral Health
National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE)
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, Maryland

Dr. Koffman is the Senior Consultant for Integrative Medicine and Behavioral Health at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) in Bethesda, Maryland. During his 17 years of operational experience as a naval medical officer, Dr. Koffman has collaborated on numerous studies and projects, including the work of the Mental Health Assessment Teams (MHAT) and a landmark study on the psychiatric sequelae of combat duty in Iraq. He also was the Navy’s Director for Psychological Health to the Navy Surgeon General where he directed the management of over $100 million in programs for psychological health and Traumatic Brain Injury, and developed and deployed a Navy Medicine Mobile Care Team to Afghanistan in order to conduct surveillance, collect data, and provide expeditionary mental health care. Dr. Koffman was last year’s recipient of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Patriot Award for “significant and enduring support for USSOCOM’s wounded warriors and their families”, is a member of the National Center for PTSD's Educational Advisory Board, and was on the blue ribbon panel that crafted the current DoD/VA Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Clinical Practice Guideline. Dr. Koffman holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Santo Tomas and a Masters in Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. 

Moderator

Jennifer Trask, PharmD, ND
IMPriME Center Director
American College of Preventive Medicine

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

List key DoD clinical and research priorities.
Discuss the interdisciplinary and integrative Intensive Outpatient Program for chronic traumatic brain injury and psychological health conditions.
Describe assessment and implementation of integrative modalities into traditional treatment paradigms to maximize patient centric care and outcomes.
Outline advanced technology to assess neural network disruption.
Describe the development of a comprehensive database to identify specific treatment subpopulations.

Accreditation Statement

The American College of Preventive Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the ACCME.

Term of Approval

January 22, 2015, through September 30, 2016. Original release date: January 22, 2015.

Information

ACPM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ACPM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 Category 1 credits toward the American Medical Association (AMA) Physician's Recognition Award (PRA)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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In the interest of providing an educational experience free of commercial bias, and as the accredited provider of CME for this activity, the American College of Preventive Medicine was responsible for decisions regarding educational content and allocation of funds. All individuals involved in the planning, development, and delivery of educational activities are required to sign a conflict of interest statement in which they disclose any financial interests or other affiliations with industry or other associations which may have direct and substantial interest in the subject matter of the CME activity. Such disclosure allows program participants to better evaluate the objectivity of the information presented in the program. All commercial relationships that could create a conflict with control of content must be resolved before the development of the activity.

Speakers

  • Drs. DeGraba and Koffman have disclosed no financial relationships.

Moderator

  • IMPriME Center Director Jennifer Trask has disclosed no financial relationships.

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Acknowledgement of Support

The American College of Preventive Medicine acknowledges the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for its generous support of the Integrative Medicine in Preventive Medicine Education Project. For more information about the project please see www.IMPriME.org.

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Contact Information

  • For information on CME or MOC, contact Haydee Barno, ACPM Director of Meetings & Education, at hbarno@acpm.org.
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