- Brendel, Rebecca, MD, JD;
- Zafonte, Ross, DO
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Review how to conduct a clinical screen for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), how to assess veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars for TBI, and the general treatment modalities for TBI.
- Identify the core symptoms of PTSD, practical tools for treating Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans for PTSD, and available treatment modalities for PTSD.
- Recognize the overlap in symptoms between TBI and PTSD and use this knowledge for future assessments of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans.
Our primary audience is:
- Primary Care and Community Mental Health Providers
- Social Workers
Clinical Director at the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Vice President of Medical Affairs, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Clinical and Research Leader for Traumatic Brain Injury, Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program
Earle P. and Ida S. Charlton Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
Release Date: July 18, 2016
Expiration Date: July 18, 2019
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
McLean Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Contact Hours
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing at (244 CMR 5.00) for 1.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.
Psychologists CE Credit
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This offering meets the criteria for 1.00 continuing education credits for psychologists.
Social Work CE Credit
The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers.
This program has been approved for 1.00 Social Work Continuing Education hour forrelicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston Collegeand Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D72111-1.
Licensed Mental Health Counselors CE Credit
MaMHCA, and its agent, MMCEP has been designated by the Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Service Professions to approve sponsors of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for licensure renewal, in accordance with the requirements of 262 CMR 7.00.
This program has been approved for 1.00 CE credit forLicensed Mental Health Counselors.
Other Providers can claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.
Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.
Faculty Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of McLean Hospital that faculty and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. McLean Hospital has established policies in place that identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.
Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (COI)
McLean Hospital has implemented a process to resolve COI for each CME activity. In order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public, McLean Hospital has resolved the conflict by External Content Review.
The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
David H. Rubin, MD, reviewer
Jane Pimental, MPH
Emma Morrison, MPA
The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Naomi M. Simon, MD, MSc,reviewer
Equity/Spouse:G One Therapeutics, Gatekeeper
Susan E. Sprich, PhD
Royalties: Oxford University Press (co-authoring treatment manual and client workbook), Springer (co-editing handbook)
The following speakers and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Rebecca W. Brendel, MD, JD
Ross Zafonte, DO
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