This educational series: Making the Connection: Veteran & Civilian Health Series is a 5 part series of seminars designed to bring attention to the needs of Veterans in Southeast Ohio through education and present the most current ideas and treatment options on a variety of topics experienced by Veterans and civilian communities.
DID YOU KNOW?
The volume of veterans seen at the VA does not equal the amount of Veterans in the population.
Veterans not seen at the VA are either seen by traditional healthcare providers or are not treated by any healthcare provider.
It is not standard practice for traditional healthcare providers to ask if a patient is a veteran.
With the increasing amount of terrorism, natural disasters, mass causalities, economic crisis, and Healthcare Affordability Act in the US it can be expected that a civilian population will encounter many diagnosis that are experienced by wounded warriors and veterans and will be coming to traditional healthcare facilities to be treated.
Healthcare providers should be familiar with symptoms and care issues outside of And in addition to clinical medicine for those patients they will increasingly encounter on a day to day basis.