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Stories About the Impact of VA Nurses

Yvonna Beckford at computer with Christine Tipanero appearing in video onscreen

VA Video Connect – Virtual Nursing

Sandra Walker-Halliman headshot

Sandra Walker-Halliman, MSN, RN, VHA-CM

Deborah Milbury in kitchen

Excellence at VA Maine: Deborah Milbury, NA

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs)

Maureen Merges

Maureen J. Merges, RN, MSN, ANP, CIC, Infection Control Nurse

: Kippen Jacobson MSN, RN, NP-C, CWOCN, CFCN; Miguel Rosado MSN, RN and NP-C; Jenny Davis MSN, RN, CNP-BC, CWON

Wound Ostomy Nurse Practitioners on the COVID Frontlines

Tessa Turton-Thompson

Tessa Turton-Thompson Occupational Health NP

Mary Maguire

NP Mary Maguire Faces COVID-19 in NJ

Joan Schwartz

Joan S. Whelan Schwartz, FNP-BC

Victoria Karr Physical Therapy, Lori Swope RN SPHM FC, Michael Wagenknecht Patient, Jenifer Millikin RN and Kimberly Smith Physical Therapy

Bariatric Success Story

Eva Vazquez holding certificate

First Daisy Award Winner at James J. Peters (JJP) VAMC

Heather Helfer sitting at computer

VISN 23 Western Tier Clinical Contact Center (CCC)

Delilah Mendonca, Annette Lopez, Maureen J. Merges and Bridget C. Maybury

Thinking Outside the Box: Innovative Strategies for Combating COVID19 Pandemic

Lori Bruce standing in front of huge american flag

Home Telehealth Making a Difference

Leigh Ann Russell

Leigh Ann Russell, Veteran and Diabetes Educator

San Francisco VA Float Pool Nurses in protective gear

San Francisco Nurses Help Homeless Veterans

RNs Pyjas and Bailey teach class of national guard members

Nurses Team up to Promote Safety

Los Angeles Veteran Hernandez

Vietnam Veteran Finds Meaning and Peace through Meditation

Connie Fagan

Beating COVID-19 is About Partnership


Nurse Passport Program Improves Cultural Understanding

Clinical Practice Program Leaders

cpp members at 2019 meeting
Diabetes Field Advisory Committee

Diabetes/Metabolic Syndrome Field Advisory Committee

Geriatric/Extended Care Field Advisory Committee

Geriatric/Extended Care Field Advisory Committee

Perioperative Field Advisory Committee

Perioperative Field Advisory Committee

Cardiovascular Field Advisory Committee

Cardiovascular Field Advisory Committee

Lori Hoffman Hogg

Lori Hoffman Hogg
Clinical Nurse Advisor
Oncology Field Advisory Committee

Mary Mather

Community Living Centers Field Advisory Committee

ONS Mental Health Field Advisory Committee members

ONS Mental Health Field Advisory Committee

Justine Giordano

National Nursing Practice Council

SimLEARN Educator Helen Mills

Behind the Scenes at SimLEARN

Lisa Hubbard

APRN Clinical Simulation Educator

Cleo Bonham, Veteran

Cleo Bonham, Nurse Educator

Planning Committee for conference

Inaugural Indiana VA Nurses Conference

Maureen Haske-Palomino

Maureen Haske-Palomino, Co-developer of the Elder Veteran Program

VA Infusion Clinic Celebrates Ms. Bale

VA Infusion Clinic Celebrates Ms. Bale

Mary Wissman

Decorated War Veteran and Primary Care Nurse Mary Wissman

Daisy Award Winner Lisa Bernstein

First DAISY Award Recipient in Poplar Bluff

Claudia Kem-Bumbala by chart of ear showing acupuncture points

Claudia Kem-Bumbala: True Healing

blending scents for aromatherapy

Featuring Asheville VA's Aromatherapy Program

ear showing acupuncture points

Featuring Asheville VA's Acupuncture Program

nurse helping patient with virtual realiaty mask

Featuring Asheville VA's Virtual Reality Program

yoga class San Francisco VA

Integrative Health Service at the San Francisco VA

Amy McCain-Davis in native american dress

Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (MHRRTP) at the Roseburg VA

Nordahl and White

What Does Caring Look Like?

Battlefield accupuncture

Roseburg VA Implements Whole Health

Katelyn Erickson

Katelyn Erickson, Employee Whole Health Coordinator

hands - healing touch

Asheville VA's Focus on Holistic Nursing

Beth Abele

Individualized Aromatherapy Promoting Overall Health and Wellbeing

Yoga class for Veterans in Fargo's healing garden

Fargo's Healing Garden Yoga for the Heart and Soul

Laurieanne Nabinger performs acupuncture on Veteran's leg

Healing Arts at VA Puget Sound

Raji Kuriakose

The Healing Journey

Lisette Shanhai

Lisette Shanhai, Holistic Nurse

Kathleen Bixby

DC VAMC Nurse Connects Heart to Heart with Veterans

Elizabeth Marin and Terri Telligman

Integrative Health and Healing Nurses from Greater Los Angeles HCS

Maryellen Marciniak

Advanced Holistic Nursing in VA New Jersey HCS

Lisa Wayman

EBP Mentor Course by Lisa Wayman

project group members

Nurses Improve ICU Outcomes

Carolyn Storck

Spotlight on Mary Ellen Dellefield

Kathleen Parker

Kathleen Parker, Director of the OKCVAHCS Nurse Residency

Alison Morrissey

Alison Morrissey, Member of VHA Disaster Emergency Personnel System

Cathy Rick

Former CNO Cathy Rick Returns to VA During COVID Crisis

Carolyn Storck

New Orleans NP Carolyn Storck

Angelique Graham

Angelique Graham: An RN Recruiter Story

Crystal Davis-Whited

RN Davis-Whited Deployed to Navaho Nation

Veteran Nadine Stanford receives Acupuncture from Amanda Federovich

Battlefield Acupuncturist Amanda Federovich, NP

Nancy Webb

Nancy Webb, LPN and Veteran

Alicia Waters with veteran

Alicia Waters, Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assitant group from Hawaii VA

Hawaii VA Nursing Assistants

Janice Turner with Veteran

Janice Turner, Nursing Assistant

Pamela Brown with patient

Pamela Brown, Nursing Assistant

Laura Sarmiento

Laura Sarmeinto, Nurse Recruiter

Kimberly Smith

Kimberly Smith, Clinical Nurse Leader

Lori Hoffman Hogg

Lori Hoffman Hogg Honored with NIH National Cancer Institute Award

Jacqueline Goettl

Jacqueline Goettl, Oncology Nurse

Minneapolis VA nurse Navigators

Christie Frid, Oncology Nurse Navigator

Meta Monteleon talking to sister on cell phone

Army Veteran Meta Monteleon Stays in Touch with Veteran Sister

EBP Field Advisory Committee
Evidence Based Practice Field Advisory Committee
New Orleans Heroes

New Orleans Heroes Recognized with Yard Signs

home exercise equipment
Cardiac Rehab for Veterans at Home
nurses wearing aromatherapy masks
Innovation Aroma Therapy Masks for Staff

Winners of the 2020 Secretarys Award for Excellence in Nursing

Teresa C West
Teresa C West, BSN, RN
Kelly Drumright
Kelly Drumright, MSN, RN, CNL, CCRN-CMC, CSC
Jim Luetkenhaus
Jim Luetkenhaus, LPN
Saretha Cannon
Saretha Cannon, NA
David Przestrzelski
David Przestrzelski, MS, RN>

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VA nurse showing Annie App to Veteran

The Annie Mobile Application

Yvette Twum-Danso and Big Blue truck

Yvette Twum-Danso MSN, CCRN-K, RN

Mona Baharestani

Dr. Mona Baharestani, TeleWound Program

Dorothy Sanders

Dorothy Sanders, BSN, RN, CCM

the HAPPEN team

The HAPPEN Project

Kristie Harmon teaching staff

Kristie Harmon, MSN RN CHSE

Caitlin Rawlins

Caitlin Rawlins, BSN, RN