Veterans Affairs (VA) nursing

Caring for Minority Veterans

Caring for Minority Veterans

What are their unique health care needs and how are VA nurses creating culturally competent strategies to meet them?

Fed Start

Paid government internship programs offer graduate students in nursing a unique opportunity to fast-track into rewarding careers as federal health policy-makers

Picture Perfect

How one Veterans Affairs nurse developed a creative, practical intervention for helping patients will low literacy skills understand and manage their self-medication regimens

Veterans Affairs Nursing in the 21st Century

The nursing shortage, the war in Iraq and increased diversity in the military are creating a whole new demand for skilled minority VA nurses

Teaching Neonatal Resuscitation in Afghanistan

An African American military nurse finds that teaching a class to local nurse-midwives in Kandahar is a life-changing experience for both the students and herself.

Working at the Department of Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs has an enormous responsibility to the people it serves, and the opportunities for employment are just as vast.

A Magnet Moment: The Pursuit of Excellence in VA Nursing

A Magnet Moment: The Pursuit of Excellence in VA Nursing

How one Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital developed a successful model program to help it meet one of the key criteria for earning the prestigious Magnet hospital designation.

A Win-Win Partnership, VA Style

A Win-Win Partnership, VA Style

The Department of Veterans Affairs, one of the nation’s largest employers of minority nurses, is teaming up with nursing schools for a unique educational collaboration: the VA Nursing Academy

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