NERVANA Colloquia Series: Care of the American Veteran, Substance Use Disorder, and Co-Morbidities
The Northeast Region VA Nursing Alliance (NERVANA) presents an event at UMass Boston in the NERVANA Colloquia Series.
Registration and Light Refreshments: 4:30-5 p.m.
Program: 5-7 p.m.
Deborah Brief, PhD, Section Chief for Substance Abuse Treatment Services in VA Boston Healthcare System and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Boston University
Nursing students, registered nurses, social workers, psychologists, and other clinicians who are interested in the care of American veterans
To provide a forum for clinical and academic partners and guests to share insights about the care of veterans with substance use disorders and generate ideas for advancing nursing and interdisciplinary practice, education and research for America’s heroes, their families and caregivers.
- Describe scope of Substance Use Disorders (SUD) and co-morbidities;
- Describe in-patient and out-patient programs and treatment options for veterans and families dealing with SUD
For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.