Navigation Links
TriWest and Alaska VA Hosted First-Ever PTSD State-Wide Seminars to Reach Rural Health Care Providers
Date:10/3/2007

Community providers learned to recognize combat stress symptoms in

returning troops

PHOENIX, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their continuing efforts to address the needs of Alaska National Guard members, TriWest Healthcare Alliance and the Alaska VA Healthcare System partnered to host their first-ever "Combat Stress Conference" throughout the state from Sept. 12-29. The seminars reached nearly 200 community-based health care providers that care for the thousands of returning Alaska National Guard troops throughout the state.

Conferences were presented in six locations including Juneau, Sitka, Barrow, Bethel, Nome and Dillingham. They were intended to help rural providers identify deployment-related symptoms such as combat stress, anxiety, depression, PTSD and traumatic brain injury, as well as provide treatment options and reintegration methods.

The Alaska National Guard consists of more than 3,800 members who live in nearly every corner of the state. Currently, more than 1,000 of them have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.

"Family practitioners and community-based health care providers are integral in helping Alaska's returning National Guard troops cope with the emotional and mental health issues resulting from serving in combat," explained David J. McIntyre, President and Chief Executive Officer of TriWest Healthcare Alliance. "This video conference was the first of its kind to combine the resources of the VA and TriWest to reach rural providers caring for these service members as they reintegrate into mainstream civilian life."

"The onset of emotional or mental health symptoms is unpredictable. Symptoms can manifest immediately or take months or years," said Barbara Martin, LCSW, chief of social and behavioral health service, Alaska VA Healthcare System. "Getting clinical combat stress information into the hands of community-based providers who are delivering ongoing health care is vi
'/>"/>

SOURCE TriWest Healthcare Alliance
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Blood camp held in Alaska to save leukemic patients
2. International Conference on The Costs And Benefits of HIV/AIDS Interventions in Developing Countries to be hosted by Harvard
3. Massive Booking For Chinas First-Ever Five-Star Hospital
4. Europeans Developing First-Ever Dengue Fever Vaccine
5. First-Ever Robotic Pancreatectomy Performed at UIC
6. South Africa Notes Signs of First-ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates
7. Reach Of The Morning-After Pill Treatment Inadequate Among Sexual Assault Victims
8. HIV infections have reached a new high
9. SARS reaches Russian Federation
10. Heart Attack Patients Reaching Hospital During Off-Hours Have Increased Risk Of Death
11. Birds Flu Scare Reaches Germany
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... A novel compound that targets an important brain ... cocaine addiction behaviors, including relapse behavior, a University at ... strong evidence that this may be a novel lead ... medications exist., The UB research was published as an ... , In the study, the compound, RO5263397, severely blunted ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... MD (April 23, 2014) The American Gastroenterological ... the 2014 AGA Research Scholars. The AGA Research ... investigators to develop independent and productive research careers ... Scholar Awards fund an additional year allowing for ... committed to supporting junior faculty who are paving ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... scientists led by a researcher from the Cancer Science ... of Singapore has identified the cancer specific stem cell ... possibility of developing new drugs for the treatment of ... research group, led by Dr Chan Shing Leng, Research ... time that a cancer-specific variant of a cell surface ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... have shown that proliferation of endogenous neural precursor ... neurons and axons. From the perspective of neural ... Yat-sen University in China observed the effects of ... cell proliferation and expression of basic fibroblast growth ... brain on the infarct side. The researchers found ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... few decades researchers have characterized a set of clock ... in all types of species, from flies to humans. ... researchers surmise there are more. A team from the ... wondered if big-data approaches could find them. , ... Hogenesch, PhD, professor of Pharmacology and first author Ron ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Novel compound halts cocaine addiction and relapse behaviors 2Health News:AGA announces 2014 Class of AGA Research Scholars 2Health News:Scientists identify cancer specific cell for potential treatment of gastric cancer 2Health News:Scientists identify cancer specific cell for potential treatment of gastric cancer 3Health News:Bioinformatics profiling identifies a new mammalian clock gene 2
... March 18 German medical device,manufacturer Ziehm Imaging ... European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna. This ... requiring minimal OR space. The,system provides flexible image ... OR monitors. Ziehm Solo was designed to meet ...
... provider of comprehensive medical record solutions for healthcare ... on Wednesday, March 25th at their headquarters in ... Future" will focus on the rollout of the ... meant to promote the integration of electronic medical ...
... 17 The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) released the ... Jaeger regarding the introduction of H.R. 1548, "The Pathway ... is the wrong road for patients looking for safe ... times. It is a long route filled with ...
... Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, the leading generic pharmaceutical company, ... Senior Vice President of Government Affairs on the ... Eshoo and Joe Barton: "In this year of ... to affordable medicines. The legislation re-introduced in the ...
... University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have ... protein snarls found in the brains of Alzheimer,s patients ... needed to combat the neurodegenerative disease. , Alzheimer,s disease, ... and is among the most costly diseases to society ...
... WASHINGTON, March 17 A federal jury in Miami ... connection with a $5.3 million Medicare fraud scheme, Acting ... Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta of the ... federal court in Miami, a jury found David Rothman, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ziehm Imaging Introduces Ziehm Solo C-arm, Featuring a Versatile set-up in the OR and Exceptional Image Quality 2Health News:Ziehm Imaging Introduces Ziehm Solo C-arm, Featuring a Versatile set-up in the OR and Exceptional Image Quality 3Health News:Microwize to Hold Free Stimulus Package Workshop for Medical Industry 2Health News:Microwize to Hold Free Stimulus Package Workshop for Medical Industry 3Health News:GPhA Statement on Introduction of H.R. 1548, 'The Pathway for Biosimilars Act' 2Health News:Mechanism of Alzheimer's suggests combination therapy needed 2Health News:Mechanism of Alzheimer's suggests combination therapy needed 3Health News:Jury Convicts Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants in $5.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scam 2Health News:Jury Convicts Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants in $5.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scam 3Health News:Jury Convicts Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants in $5.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scam 4
(Date:1/15/2014)... to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority ... United States and European transcatheter embolization ... through 2022, with embolization particles representing one of ... drug-eluting beads (DEBs) and radioembolization spheres in interventional ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... catalogue: PharmaPoint: Atopic ... Analysis to 2022 http://www.reportlinker.com/p01957657/PharmaPoint-Atopic-Dermatitis---India-Drug-Forecast-and-Market-Analysis-to-2022.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Pathology ... India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces ... available in its catalogue: ... Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End ... STUDY OBJECTIVES A drug ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 2PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 3PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 4PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 16Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 17Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 18
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: