NICoENational Intrepid Center of Excellence (Defense Centers of Excellence; Bethesda, MD)
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"When I went to NICoE, I knew my career was over," Ferrell said.
The treatment methodology employed by the TBI, PTSD and Pain Clinic at Eglin will be modeled after Intrepid Spirit centers, like NICoE, where Junker works as a physician every week.
Schwartz, "Holism at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE)," Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, vol.
The NICoE accommodates an entirely new model of care, combining conventional as well as holistic medicine into "whole patient care" that is supported by a unique collaborative and interdisciplinary clinic platform.
The NICoE is distinguished by the number of programs co-located under one roof, enabling a more comprehensive care approach, including diagnostic facilities for neurology, neuropsychology, brain imaging, electro-diagnostic assessment, treatment and rehabilitation, cognitive/occupational/physical therapy, robotics and telemedicine, as well as a human blood and tissue sample repository.
The NICoE is a 72,000 square foot, two-story facility located on the Navy campus at Bethesda, adjacent the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
The Navy was appointed the executive agent of the NICoE Aug.
The unified voice and data system delivers communications in a manner that is most beneficial to the mission of NICoE. Video-teleconferencing and telemedicine ensure the very best practitioners can be contacted and if necessary, assist with particularly complicated procedures.
Medical personnel at NICOE will treat the most severe TBI cases using a range of resources, including neurology, neuropsychology, psychology, psychiatry, cognitive therapy and pharmacological therapy departments, as well as an occupational therapy gym, gait lab, outdoor and sight rehabilitation spaces, vehicle and firearm simulators and a virtual-reality room.
Several times throughout the year, with the support of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA); the University of Pittsburgh's Departments of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; and the VA Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) partner with WRAMC and NICoE to educate healthcare professionals on a variety of topics presented by some of the most respected subject matter experts in the field.
A dedication ceremony was recently held to commemorate the completion of the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Bethesda, Md.
It took place at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) on the Navy National Medical Center campus in Rethesda, Md.