•Review the article “On Being a Good Nurse: Reflections on the Past and Preparing for the Future” and “War, its aftermath, and U.S. health policy: Toward a comprehensive health program for America’s military personnel, veterans, and their families” found in this week’s Learning Resources.
•Consider the multiple health care needs of returning veterans and their families.
To write two types of health needs returning veterans and their families might need. Identify two types of health needs returning veterans and their families might need. How might you advocate for the needs of this population-1page
What type of advocacy skills would you need and how could you develop them. What responsibility does a nurse have to be an advocate? Give specific examples-1 page
International Council of Nurses. (2008). Promoting health: Advocacy guide for health professionals. Retrieved from http://www.whpa.org/PPE_Advocacy_Guide.pdf
This web resource documents the efforts of the International Council of Nurses to ensure quality nursing care for all, as well as sound health policies globally through the advancement of nursing knowledge and presence worldwide
•Deyton, L., Hess, W. J., & Jackonis, M. J. (2008, Winter). War, its aftermath, and U.S. health policy: Toward a comprehensive health program for America’s military personnel, veterans, and their families. Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics, 36(4), 677-689. I am attaching this Artcle
Karpf, T., Ferguson, J. T., & Swift, R. Y. (2010). Light still shines in the darkness: decent care for all. Journal Of Holistic Nursing, 28(4), 266-274 9p. doi:10.1177/0898010109359310 – I am attaching this artcle
This article details the challenges of health care crises at the global, national, and local levels. The text proposes a values-based approach to health care that takes into account the voices of the population being served, rather than excluding them.