This session addresses the need for medical-surgical nurses to help link veterans to available resources inside and outside of the VHA. Common health conditions associated with era of service, methods to engage/communicate with veterans, efforts to utilize the military/veteran-centered assessment tools to identify unique vulnerabilities affecting social determinants of health in veterans, and ways to facilitate resource allocation to reduce risks are addressed.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/3/23.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will have increased ability to assess veteran health issues, actively promoting the role of the medical-surgical nurse in reducing risks associated with the social determinants of health and connecting veterans to available resources.