- Saturday, February 8
- 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
- Hall D, Level 1
In this inspirational talk, Travis Mills will offer his perspective on overcoming trauma as a U.S. Army Veteran and quadriplegic. He will provide a unique voice on PTSD and trauma in order to help clinicians better understand the experience of a patient and improve their own interactions with patients who have experienced trauma. With a lens towards resiliency, Travis will highlight effective communication skills and will provide clinicians with tools and resources to help patients who have undergone trauma navigate their new normal and receive better care.
Describe a patient perspective on the experience of trauma
Identify signs and symptoms that patients who have experienced trauma or PTSD may exhibit
Summarize effective communication skills for working with patients who have experienced trauma in order to encourage resiliency
List strategies to help patients who have experienced trauma receive appropriate care and resources