Competencies for Nursing Care of Veterans

Posted on December 4, 2015 by


In our current featured article titled “Veteran Competencies for Undergraduate Nursing Education,” authors Jacqueline A. Moss, PhD, RN, FAAN; Randy L. Moore, DNP, RN and Cynthia S. Selleck, PhD, RN, FAAN present the results of their project to address veteran health concerns that arise from their military service .  The competencies they identified are: Military and Veteran Culture, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Amputation and Assistive Devices, Environmental/Chemical Exposures, Substance Use Disorder, Military Sexual Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Suicide, Homelessness, and Serious Illness Especially at the End of Life.  The article is available for free download while it is featured on the ANS web site!

Dr. Moss has provided a narrated slide show that explains the background of their project: