Realizing the Future of Nursing: VA Nurses Tell Their Story: VA Nurses Tell Their Story

Realizing the Future of Nursing: VA Nurses Tell Their Story: VA Nurses Tell Their Story

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Realizing the Future of Nursing: VA Nurses Tell Their Story: VA Nurses Tell Their Story by Department of Veteran Affairs Nurses

The stories told in this book reflect the hard work and dedication of the Veterans Affairs nurses who provide care to our nation’s heroes. Four key messsages outlined in the book help explain the important role of VA nurses.

  • Key Message 1: Nurses should practice to the full extent of their education and training;
  • Key Message 2: Nurses should achieve higher levels of education and training through an improved education system that promotes seamless academic progression;
  • Key Message 3: Nurses should be full partners, with physicians and other health care professionals, in redesigning health care in the United States;
  • Key Message 4: Effective workforce planning and policy making require better data collection and an improved information structure.

This book addresses the staffing issues in military healthcare with policy and workforce planning towards an improved information structure between the nurses, healthcare professionals, and physicians.

Keywords: Department of Veterans Affairs nursing program; Veteran Affairs (VA) nursing; nurses; Veterans Affairs nursing education progrm; VA nursing education program; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; u.s. department of veterans affairs; va; VA; staffing issues in military healthcare.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780160930270
Publisher: United States Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Publication date: 09/29/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 709
File size: 28 MB
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Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Over 145 authors including the two editors are or have been, associated with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Veterans Health Administration for more than thirty-five years.  They contributed their knowledge and wisdom as healthcare and academic leaders, and as expert clinical staff, to describe how the VA provides outstanding services as the nation's largest healthcare system.  One of the editors, Cathy Rick served as the VA Chief Nursing Officer from 2000 to 2014.  

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