Nurse Recruitment: Advanced Practice Nurses Help Our Veterans

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, August 2nd, 2016

The Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing a rule to grant full practice authority to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses acting within the scope of their VA employment. Full practice authority will help optimize access to VA health care by permitting APRNs to assess, diagnose, prescribe medications, and interpret diagnostic tests. APRN veteran careThis proposes to expand the pool of qualified health care professionals authorized to provide primary health care and other related health care services to the full extent of their education, training, and certification to Veterans without the clinical supervision of a physician. This will help provide the care our heroes deserve.

More nurses will be needed to help our veterans. To learn the most effective nurse recruitment and nurse retention strategies visit SelfCare for HealthCare™. Contact me today to discuss the implementation of this highly effective program at your facility.

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