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Interdisciplinary TBI Treatment in the U. S. Navy

A Concusion Health Summit Lecture Series | Audio Lecture 3: A military case study that includes the impact of PTSD in concussion recovery.

Description

Interdisciplinary TBI Treatment in the U. S. Navy audio lecture presents a military case study that includes the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in concussion recovery, including discussion on a first-of-its-kind, DoD, residential treatment program that resulted in decrease anxiety levels, insomnia and depressive symptoms even after previous treatments had failed.


Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the model of influences on neurobehavioral outcome after traumatic brain injury
  • Understand post traumatic stress disorder/traumatic brain injury symptom overlap
  • Define the shared anatomy of mTBI & PTSD
  • Describe sleep/fatigue, headaches, post-traumatic stress symptoms, depression, alcohol use in regards to concussion recovery
  • Define a 5 week intensive outpatient program

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Course Curriculum


  A Concussion Health Summit Lecture Series | Audio Lecture 3 with Handout
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Your Instructor


Navy Cmdr. Paul Sargent, MD
Navy Cmdr. Paul Sargent, MD

Navy Cmdr. Paul Sargent, MD, is the site director for the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury site at Camp Pendleton, California. Sargent attended medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, graduating in 2002. He completed his internship in psychiatry at Naval Medical Center San Diego, California (NMCSD) and was then selected for further training as a U.S. naval flight surgeon at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in Pensacola Florida. After completion of flight surgery training, he served as the medical officer for Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron-267 at Camp Pendleton.


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