Homeless veterans are a unique patient population who may face chronic medical/mental health problems. Nurses will learn to feel more empowered in caring for these vets and will learn ways to deal with specific challenges, including barriers to care.
Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA)
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: 1. Describe the relationship between homelessness and poor health. 2. State three challenges that homeless people face when accessing health care. 3. Describe three goals of caring for the homeless client that differ from those of a non-homeless client. 4. List three nursing interventions when caring for homeless veterans.