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Education Offerings at NJ WRIISC

Upcoming and Current Events

For Veterans

  • Agent Orange Classes: What You Need to Know (A Free Class for Veterans)
    Thursday, March 23, 2017, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, ET
    Main Building, 11th floor, Room 11-181
    VA New Jersey Health Care System - East Orange Campus
    385 Tremont Avenue
    East Orange, NJ 07018
    To register, call 1-800-248-8005.

Past Events

  • An Evening of Information for Gulf War Veterans: Recoginizing the 25th Anniversary of the Gulf War (A Free Event for Veterans, VSOs, and Community Partners)
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 5:00pm - 7:00pm, ET
    Main Building, 1st floor, Veterans Museum
    VA New Jersey Health Care System - East Orange Campus
    385 Tremont Avenue
    East Orange, NJ 07018.
  • Understanding Exposures: Fuels and Solvents (A Free Class for Veterans)
    Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 1:30pm - 3:00pm, EST
    Thursday, October 23, 2014, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, ET
    Main Building, 11th floor, Room 11-137
    VA New Jersey Health Care System - East Orange Campus
    385 Tremont Avenue
    East Orange, NJ 07018
    To register to attend a future class, call 1-800-248-8005.
  • Agent Orange Classes: What You Need to Know (A Free Class for Veterans)
    Thursday, April 21, 2011, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, EST
    Monday, May 2, 2011, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, EST
    Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 2:00pm - 3:30pm, EST
    Monday, September 19, 2011, 10:00am - 11:30am, EST
    Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 10:00am - 11:30am, EST
    Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 3:00pm - 4:30pm, EST
    Monday, January 30, 2012, 10:00am - 11:30am, EST
    Monday, March 26, 2012, 10:00am - 11:30am, EST
    Monday, May 21, 2012, 10:00am - 11:30am, EST
    Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, EST
    Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 11:00am-12:30pm, EST
    Thursday, May 23, 2013, 11:00am-12:30pm, EST
    Thursday, September 5, 2013, 9:30am-11:00am, EST
    Thursday, February 27, 2014, 10:00am - 11:30am, EST
    Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 10:00am-11:30am, EST
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, EST
    Thursday, July 30, 2015, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, EST
    Thursday, November 12, 2015, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, ET
    Thursday, January 10, 2016, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, ET
    Thursday, June 9, 2016, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, ET
    Thursday, November 10, 2016, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, ET
    Main Building, 11th floor
    VA New Jersey Health Care System - East Orange Campus
    385 Tremont Avenue
    East Orange, NJ 07018
    To register to attend a future class, call 1-800-248-8005.
  • My Best Self: Living with Chronic Pain and Fatigue (A Free 2-Part Class for Veterans
    Part 1: Monday, October 22, 2012, 9:30am - 11:30am, EST
    Part 2: Monday, November 5, 2012, 9:30am - 11:00am, EST
    Part 2: re-offered on Monday, November 19, 2012, 9:30am - 11:00am, EST
    Part 1: Wednesday, October 23, 2012, 9:00am-11:00am, ET
    Part 2: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 9:00am-11:00am, ET
    Part 1: Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:00am - 11:00am, EST
    Part 2: Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:00am - 10:30am, EST
    Main Building, 11th floor, Room 11-137
    VA New Jersey Health Care System - East Orange Campus
    385 Tremont Avenue
    East Orange, NJ 07018
    To register to attend a future class, call 1-800-248-8005.
  • My Best Self: Living with Chronic Pain and Fatigue (A Free Class for Veterans)
    Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 9:30am - 11:00am, EST
    Main Building, 11th floor, Room 11-137
    VA New Jersey Health Care System - East Orange Campus
    385 Tremont Avenue
    East Orange, NJ 07018
    To register to attend a future class, call 1-800-248-8005.
  • Embracing Uncertainty After Deployment: Chronic Multi-Symptom Illness(CMI) in GWI Veterans-“It’s not all in my head!” (A presentation for VA Health Care Providers)
    Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 3:00pm ET
  • OEF/OIF/OND Airborne Hazards and Respiratory Health- An Update (A Webinar for VA Health Care Providers)
    Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 12:00pm-1:00pm ET.
    Accreditations: ACCME, ACCME-NP, APA, and ANCC
    Presentation Slides     Video (56MB, 54 minutes)     Transcript
  • Chronic Multisymptom Illness and OEF/OIF/OND Veterans(A Webinar for VA Health Care Providers)
    Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 12:00pm - 1:15pm ET
    Presentation Slides
  • Addressing Cognition Issues in Veterans – A Primer for Providers (A Webinar for VA Health Care Providers)
    Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 12:00pm - 1:15pm ET
    Presentation Slides
  • Medically Unexplained Symptoms/Illnesses for Veterans (A Satellite Broadcast for VA Health Care Providers and Clinicians)
    Friday, March 23, 2012, 2:00pm - 3:30pm, ET
    If you missed this satellite presentation, you can request a free DVD by emailing wriisc.nj@va.gov with your mailing address.
  • Risk Communication and Communicating with Patients (A Webinar for VA Health Care Providers)
    Original date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, EST
    Presentation Slides
    If you missed this webinar presentation, you can request a free DVD by emailing wriisc.nj@va.gov with your mailing address.
  • Pulmonary Effects of Combat Theater Exposures (A Webinar for VA Health Care Providers)
    Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, EST
  • Responding to Environmental Exposure Concerns of Veterans: From Assessment to Communication (A Presentation for VA Health Care Providers)
    Original date: July 29, 2010
    If you missed this presentation, you can request a free DVD by emailing wriisc.nj@va.gov with your mailing address.
  • Exposure Concerns of Veterans Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan (A Conference for Health Care Providers)
    August 6, 2009
    Slide Presentations Available