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Raising Awareness to Help Future Veterans Achieve Nursing Dreams
As more men and women who served their country come home their skills can be put to good use in the medical community. Finding those veterans and reservists and getting them the training they need can make all the difference in their life out of uniform.
Translating Military Medical Practice Into Civilian Life
While medics and corpsmen in the military do similar jobs to what nurses do in civilian practice, those skills do not translate into certification when they leave the service.
Helping Veterans and Reservists Become Licensed Nurses After Service
When veterans, including medics and corpsmen come back from serving overseas their medical skills do not automatically translate into certification. Colleges and Universities are developing programs to help them and also reservists earn their bachelor of science in nursing degrees.
Expanding Programs to Help the Mental Health of Caregivers
There is no shortage of caregivers facing the challenge of helping their loved ones on a daily basis for any number of reasons. Getting them help can be done through telemedicine in an effort to reach as many people as possible in an efficient method.
Using Problem Solving Therapy to Help Patients and Caregivers Alike
For people who spend their days taking care of loved ones suffering from traumatic brain injuries or other health issues, it can be easy to lose themselves in the situation and not take care of their own needs.
Research Looks to Help Caregivers for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury
When veterans come home after experiencing traumatic brain injuries, it can be difficult for them to adjust to their lives. It can also present a variety of challenges for their loved ones who take on the task of helping them in their daily lives.
Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Older Adults
Recent research from the Duquesne University School of Nursing has shown that a relatively low-intensity intervention delivered in community settings led to significant improvements in diet, activity and general health among participants. This type of intervention approach can play a key role in promoting aging in place and preventing transition to a higher level of care.
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