From the Battlefield, to the Bedside, and Beyond: One Veteran’s Journey
10:30am - 11:30amFriday, March 9
Las Vegas - Venetian Convention Center
Sands Show Room
Dan Nevins is a highly decorated soldier who lost both legs below the knee and suffered a traumatic brain injury during combat in Iraq in 2004. Dan spent two years in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as a patient followed up by additional surgeries and ongoing care at other healthcare organizations across the country. As a patient, Dan experienced firsthand the positive effects that technology can have on a veteran’s care. Follow Dan through his healthcare journey from the battlefield to being named recipient of the Wounded Warrior Projects’ highest honor, the George C. Lang Award for Courage. Dan’s powerful message of perseverance, resiliency and hope is sure to leave you feeling inspired.
Discuss the first hand impact of technology from a veteran’s perspective
Evaluate the role Wounded Warrior Project has played in Dan’s successful rehabilitation and his passion for helping his fellow wounded warriors.
Discuss the relationship between technology and caregiver