Caring for Americaís Heroes: The Impact of Nurses at the VA

2:00-3:00 pm (ET)

Webinar Details & Objectives

Celebrate Veteranís Day with an insiderís look at the important role nurses play in caring for Americaís heroes with Linda McConnell, the Chief Nursing Officer of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)and Barbara Ward, Director, Center for Minority Veterans (CMV). The speakers will profile the healthcare needs of veterans and how nurses can have a direct impact on serving this population through the provision of culturally competent care. Hear about the dynamic opportunities for nurses interested in working and collaborating with the VA.
This webinars is hosted by AACN and the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA). For more information about the GNSA, visit
  • Understand the Veterans Health Administration and the role of nurses within the VA

  • Analyze the needs and impact of culturally competent care in the veteran health setting.

  • Recognize resources available on the Directory of Veterans Service Organization that furthers the knowledge for faculty and students.

Pricing and CE Credit

This webinar is free to deans, faculty, staff and students from AACN member schools of nursing. All non-member audiences will be required to pay a $59 webinar fee.†

JOINT Venture with GNSA: This webinar is a joint venture between the AACN Faculty Initiatives department and the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA). For more information on the GNSA, visit

Continuing Education Credits:
Eligible attendees may receive one continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hour for participating in this webinar. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is an accredited CNE-provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation.

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Washington, DC

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