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NERVANA:Care of the American Veteran: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

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156 Beacon St. Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467

Yawkey Center, Boston College, Chectnut Hill

CampusMurray Room, 4th floor

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NERVANA

Northeast Region VA Nursing Alliance

Presents:

NERVANA Colloquia Series: “Care of the American Veteran: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in the Veteran and Non-Veteran Population”

Monday, October 1, 2018, 4:30-7:00 PM

William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College Chestnut Hill Campus, Yawkey Center,

Murray Room, 4th floor

Directions: https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/about/maps-and-directions.html

Target Audience: Nursing students, Registered Nurses, Educators, Social Workers, Psychologists and Physicians interested in the Care of American Veterans

Purpose: To provide a forum for clinical and academic partners and guests to share insights about the care of veteran patients and generate ideas for advancing nursing and interdisciplinary practice, education and research for America’s heroes, their families and caregivers

Objectives:

  1. Describe the long-term effects of head trauma, including concussion, subconcussion and blast injury in contact sports, athletes and military veterans;
  2. Describe post-traumatic neurodegenerative disease.

4:30 - 5:00PM Registration, Light Refreshments and Information Tables

5:00 - 5:25PM Welcome and Introductions

Susan Gennaro, RN, DSN, FAAN, Dean & Professor, William F. Connell School of Nursing, Boston College

Michael Charness, MD, Chief of Staff, VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS)

Cecilia McVey, BSN, MHA, CAN, RN, Associate Director Nursing and Patient Care Services, VABHS

5:25 - 5:30PM Overview of CE Program, Mary V. Hanley, MA, BSN, RN

Chair, NERVANA Colloquia Planning Committee, VABHS

5:30 -6:30 PM “Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in the Veteran and

Non-Veteran Population,” Ann McKee, MD, Director of

Neuropathology at VABHS and Director, Boston University CTE

Center and Professor of Neurology and Pathology at Boston

University School of Medicine

6:30-6:55 PM Panel Discussion: Questions and Answers

6:55-7:00 PM Summary and Evaluation

Registration is required. There is NO fee for this program.

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156 Beacon St. Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467

Yawkey Center, Boston College, Chectnut Hill

CampusMurray Room, 4th floor

Boston, MA 02215

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