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13th Annual Force Health Protection Conference
Deployment Healthcare Track
Sponsored by DoD Deployment Health Clinical Center
August 2010

Deployment Healthcare Track (DHCT) Information

The 2010 Deployment Healthcare Track's focus was on Service member-centered care for returning combat warriors and their families. The target audience is healthcare providers who are the first to assess and treat Service members: primary care and family practice providers, nurses, behavioral health, and physician assistants, as well as occupational and environmental medicine, clinical epidemiologists and health service researchers. Special areas of interest include:

  1. Improving, measuring and evaluating war-related care
  2. Fostering trust between Soldiers and healthcare providers (clinical risk communication)
  3. Developing best practices for war-related diseases: traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) , depression, grief, trauma, PTSD
  4. Improving continuity of care with coordinated aftercare between the DoD, the VA and other federal/private agencies
  5. Initiating new information systems and clinical automation for war-related care

2010 Deployment Healthcare Track Presentations

To view the Schedule of all the 2010 DHCT presentations, click here.

To view the 2010 DHCT presentations for which consent has been given to post the slides on PDHealth, click here or click on the title of each session listed below.

August 10, 2010

  • Total Health Fitness for the Service Member and Family
  • Integrative Care for Functional Recovery
  • International Deployment Issues

  • August 11, 2010
  • Innovations in Care
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • TATRC Panel: Cutting Edge Telehealth Applications
  • Innovations in Public Health Initiatives: The Theater of War Project
  • Vitamin D: Mitigating Deployment Health Risk

  • August 12, 2010
  • Enhancing Assessment
  • Preventive Innovations
  • They Serve Too: Military Families and Children
  • Reducing Stigma / Promoting Resilience

  • Special Deployment Healthcare Track Presentations

    • The Theater of War- Ancient Wisdom for Today’s Military, Families and Healthcare Providers

    • Nancy Sherman PhD Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University Speaking About Her Book: The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds and Souls of Our Warriors

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