Home Study - Clinical Communities Speaker Series: Military Health Care: Select Promising Practices 24-SEPT-2020

September 24, 2020

Program Description

The topics covered offer Continued Education (CE) accredited content to all health care providers and support the full range of military operations in order to sustain the health of all those entrusted to DHA’s medical care. The event will:

  • Instruct health care providers on successful implementation of relevant evidence-based and best practice strategies for the health care team.
  • Demonstrate how learning new skills will improve overall readiness, health outcomes, and possibly reduce unnecessary costs.
  • Engage learners in specific training and case vignettes for the application of acquired skills in instilling the importance of applying improvements in the collaborative team approach, which results in positively impacting patient care.

This event will highlight current evidence-based practices, recommendations and initiatives and ethical considerations related to military health care. The educational content will be created by Subject Matter Experts in the ethical, research, academia, technological, and medical domains of military and civilian health care sectors. The primary focus of this event aims to enhance the quality of patient outcomes and population health by providing advanced continuing education opportunities to improve the practice, skills, and knowledge of health care providers across the Military Health System (MHS).

This Continuing Education (CE) activity is provided through DHA J-7 CEPO and is approved for a maximum total of 8.0 CE credits.

Only one course out of eight courses offered has ASHA Credits: S03: Improving Care in Treatment Outcomes in Patients with Acute Care Concussion ( A Defense Health Agency Quadruple Process (QPP) Initiative).

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of:
Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Physician Assistants, Optometrists, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Lab Technicians, Social Workers, Psychologists, Certified Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Kinesiotherapists, Healthcare Executives, Speech Language Pathologists, Audiologists, Registered Dieticians, Dietetic Technicians and other health care professionals who support/care for U.S. active-duty service members, reservists, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, National Guardsmen, military veterans and their families.

Course summary
Course opens: 
08/24/2020
Course expires: 
10/08/2020
Event starts: 
09/24/2020 - 07:30
Event ends: 
09/24/2020 - 17:55

Program Agenda

TimeTitles/SpeakersEducational Objectives (if applicable)
 

Moderator

Army Col. Jenifer Meno, D.N.P., F.N.P.-B.C.
Deputy Assistant Director (DAD)
J-5 Strategy, Planning and Functional Integration (SP&FI)
Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Falls Church, Va.

 
0730 - 0735 ET

Welcome Remarks

Lolita T. O’Donnell, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N.
Division Chief, Leadership, Education, Analysis, Development, Sustainment (LEADS) 
Academic Superintendent, Director Continuing Education Program Office (CEPO), J-7 Education and Training (E&T) Directorate
Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Silver Spring, Md.

 
0735 - 0745 ET

Opening Remarks

Air Force Brig. Gen. Anita L. Fligge, D.N.P., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C.
Deputy Assistant Director (DAD), J-7 E&T Directorate
Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Falls Church, Va.

 

 
0745 - 0845 ET

Models and Decision Aids for Prevention of Thermal Injuries in Extreme Environments

Adam Potter, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Deputy Chief, Research Physiology
U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) 
Natick, Mass.

David Looney, Ph.D., C.S.C.S.
Research Physiologist
USARIEM
Natick, Mass.

  1. Summarize key elements that affect thermal stress.
  2. Identify potential use cases of decision aids.
  3. Recognize different types of modeling methods.
0845 - 0855 ETBreak 
0855 - 0955 ET

Individual Longitudinal Exposure Record: Advancements in Military Medical Record Technology
 

Eric Shuping, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.F.P.
Director, Environmental Health Program
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Washington, DC.

Steven P. Jones, M.P.H.
Program Manager
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD)
Health Readiness Policy and Oversight (HRP&O)
Falls Church, Va.

Larry Vandergrift II
ILLER Program Manager
Solution Delivery Division, DHA
Clinical Support Management Office
Falls Church, Va.

  1. Recognize the interactions between DoD and VA in terms of promoting and working with the Individual Longitudinal Exposure Record (ILER).
  2. Discuss the importance of having exposure information available for clinical care.
  3. Identify the health care user groups that will utilize ILER.
0955 - 1005 ETBreak 
1005 - 1105 ET

Improving Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Acute Concussion: A Defense Health Agency Quadruple Aim Performance Process (QPP) Initiative

Navy Capt. Scott W. Pyne, M.D.
Division Chief
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)
Silver Spring, Md.

Army Lt. Col. Cecilia Nájera, M.O.T.R./L.
Acting Director, Army Traumatic Brain Injury Program (TBI)
Office of the Surgeon General (OTSG)
Falls Church, Va.

Navy Cmdr. Christofer J. Ecklund, Psy.D.
Section Head, Traumatic Brain Injury Programs
Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED)
Falls Church, Va.

Katharine Stout, D.P.T., M.B.A., P.T., N.C.S.
Director, Clinical Affairs
DVBIC
Silver Spring, Md.

Air Force Maj. Thomas J. Bayuk, D.O.
Neurologist, National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE)
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC)
Bethesda, Md.

  1. Describe the importance of standardized assessment and management of concussion/mTBI to evaluate clinical outcomes for patients diagnosed with acute concussion.
  2. Discuss enterprise-wide outcomes data collection to identify best business practices in acute concussion evaluation and management.
  3. Review differing acute concussion pathways of clinical care based upon available clinical resources that follow a common evaluation and management process.
  4. Identify educational resources to provide timely, consistent and coordinated training of acute concussion assessment and management across the Department of Defense.
1105 - 1115 ETBreak 
1115 - 1215 ET

To Image or Not to Image: Clinical Review to Address Low Back Pain

Army Maj. Nicole Brown, D.P.T., O.C.S., S.C.S., T.P.S., C.S.C.S.
Chief, Outpatient Physical Therapy
Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC)
Fort Sam Houston, Texas

  1. Identify the problem of low back pain in the military and U.S. populations.
  2. Recognize when to appropriately order imaging for patients with low back pain.
  3. Outline how to communicate to patients about their pain and imaging without provoking fear and promoting development of catastrophic thoughts.
  4. Comprehend how to leverage physical therapy as a first line treatment for patients with low back pain.
1215 - 1315 ETBreak 
1315 - 1415 ET

A Comprehensive Review of the Veterans Affairs (VA)-Department of Defense (DoD) Clinical Practice Management Guidelines for Adult Obesity

Army Lt. Col. Sky Graybill, M.D.
Chief, Endocrinology BAMC
Fort Sam Houston, Texas

  1. Outline the three components of comprehensive lifestyle intervention including behavioral, dietary and physical activity.
  2. Illustrate pharmacotherapy options for the management of overweight obesity.
  3. Identify patients appropriate for referral or evaluation for bariatric surgery.
1415 - 1425 ETBreak 
1425 - 1525 ET

Ethical Implications of Human-Subjects Research Oversight: A Generation of Vipers

John J. Gillon, Jr., J.D., M.P.H., E.M.M.B.
Faculty, Edmund D. Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics
Member, Institutional Review Board
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, D.C.

  1. Explain the history that compelled the development of the U.S. research oversight structure.
  2. Summarize the elements of human-subjects research oversight structure.
  3. Comprehend the Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 3216.02, Protection of Human Subjects and Adherence to Ethical Standards in DoD-Conducted and Supported Research.
1525 - 1535 ETBreak 
1535 - 1635 ET

The Female Force Readiness Strategy: Increasing Medical Readiness, Resiliency and Retention of the Female Force

Navy Cmdr. Shari Gentry, M.D., M.H.A., F.A.A.F.P.
Director, Primary Care and Branch Clinics
Naval Medical Center
Portsmouth, Va.           

Navy Cmdr. Monica Ormeno, D.O., F.A.P.A.
Senior Mental Health Executive
Navy Medicine Forces Pacific
San Diego, Calif.

  1. Identify the need for a formalized Female Force Readiness Strategy to organize and coordinate efforts to increase medical readiness, resiliency, and retention of the female force.
  2. Summarize the central objectives of the Female Force Readiness Strategy and the Deployment Readiness Education for Service Women Handbook.
  3. Explain the future impact of the Female Force Readiness Strategy on medical readiness, resiliency, retention, and total force power.
1635 - 1645 ETBreak 
1645 - 1745 ET

Department of Defense (DoD) Robotic Surgery Overview: Enhancing Operational Readiness

Air Force Lt. Col. Joshua Tyler, M.D.
Chief, Colorectal and Robotic Surgery
Keesler Medical Center
Biloxi, Miss.

  1. Describe the benefits of robotic surgery for patients.
  2. Recognize obstacles to successful robotic surgery implementation in the Military Health System.
  3. Articulate how robotic surgery enhances readiness.
1745 ET - 1755 ET

Closing Remarks

Army Col. Erik G. Rude
Deputy, Deputy Assistant Director (DAD)
Health Care Operations, DHA
Falls Church, Va.

 
Silver Spring, MD 20910
United States

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Available Credit

  • 8.00 AAPA

    image DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

  • 8.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit

    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit qualified providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit qualified providers may receive a maximum of 8.00 hours for completing this Live Virtual Activity/Web Based activity.

  • 8.00 ACHE

    DHA J-7 CEPO is authorized to award a maximum of 8.00 hours of pre-approved American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.

  • 8.00 ACPE Pharmacist

    imageNo valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacists. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 8.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.

  • 8.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician

    imageNo valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacy Technicians. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 8.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.

  • 8.00 Registered Dietitians/Dietetic Technicians (CDR)

                                                                 The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 8.00 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.
  • 8.00 ADA Dental Professionals

 DHA, J-7, CEPO is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education (CDE). ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP. DHA, J-7, CEPO designates this activity for 8.00 continuing education credits.

  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    image DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Live Virtual Activity/Web Based activity for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 8.00 ANCC

    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Live Virtual Activity/Web Based activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 8.00 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 8.00 AOTA

      The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 0.8 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

  • 8.00 APA

    image Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co- sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 8.00 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.

  • 8.00 ARBO/COPE

    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 8.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 8.00 ASWB

    image As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J-7 CEPO is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. DHA J-7 CEPO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive a maximum of 8.00 ASWB continuing education credits.

  • 8.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 8.00 COPSKT

     This continuing education activity has been accredited by The Council on Professional Standards for Kinesiotherapy (COPSKT) to include 8.00 contact hours/0.8 CEU's. DHA J-7 CEPO accredits enterprise-wide continuing education activities for military and civilian health care professionals. These courses are critical to DHA’s goal of providing the best possible quality care to active duty service members, veterans, and their families.

  • 8.00 IPCE 

    image IPCE: This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 8.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.

  • 8.00 NBCC

    image DHA J-7 CEPO has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6955. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. DHA J-7 CEPO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.​​​​​​

  • 0.1 American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Course # is [ABIT2001]

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).  Only one course out of eight courses offered has ASHA Credits: S03: Improving Care in Treatment Outcomes in Patients with Acute Care Concussion ( A Defense Health Agency Quadruple Process (QPP) Initiative).

 

 
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