Items listed under "military"

Caring for our Nation’s Heroes and Their Families Course Opportunity

By Jenna Kerwin Writer/Editor, Marketing   In honor of Veteran’s Day, we thought we’d introduce you to a course especially designed to teach health care workers of the needs of military members and their families. NUR 340 Caring for Our Nation’s Heroes...  [Read More]

The Heritage of Women in the Navy

By Patricia Klimkewicz, PhD, RN-BC, nurse faculty mentor for the Veteran’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (VBSN) By As Veteran’s Day is approaching and a veteran myself, I am reflecting on the heritage of women in the United States Navy.  On...  [Read More]

Mission Transition Celebrates First Anniversary

Excelsior College celebrated the completion of its first year of a three-year grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to assist qualified military veterans earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Called Mission Transition, this grant initiative has the goal of enriching the...  [Read More]

The History of Military Nursing: A Personal Story

By Patricia, PhD, RN CDR, NC USN (RC) Nurse Faculty Mentor Veterans’ Bachelors of Science in Nursing Program  The United States Army Nurse Corps was officially established in 1901, the first corps of military nurses.  The Navy Nurse Corps followed in 1908. ...  [Read More]