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2022 AANP Fellows

AANP New VA Fellows Announced

VA would like to congratulate the VA nurses who have been recognized for their significant contributions.

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Nurses Month

Nurses the Center of VA Care

VA, the nation’s largest single employer of nurses, joins the American Nurses Association in celebrating Nurses Month.

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ANCC Pathway Nurse of the Year

VA would like to congratulate Marika Widmann for being selected as the 2022 ANCC Pathway Nurse of the Year

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Office of Nursing Services (ONS)

This site provides information and resources for the nursing community and professional colleagues in related fields. Its purpose is to promote awareness of current nursing practices, products, and services within the VA nursing community.

VA Nursing is a dynamic, diverse group of honored, respected, and compassionate professionals. VA is the leader in the creation of an organizational culture where excellence in nursing is valued as essential for quality healthcare for those who served America.

   Reasons Nurses Love to Work at the VA (pdf)

VA Travel Nurse Corps Program

The VA Travel Nurse Corps Program (TNC) is a VA operated internal pool of Registered Nurses available for temporary  assignments throughout the Veterans Health Administration. The goals of the program are to maintain high standards of patient care quality and safety; reduce the use of outside supplemental staffing; improve recruitment of new nurses into the VA system; improve retention by decreasing turnover of newly recruited nurses; support the delivery of VA health care in rural or underserved areas; provide alternatives for experienced nurses considering leaving the VA system; and to establish a potential pool of Registered Nurses for national emergency preparedness efforts.

For additional information, please visit the ONS Travel Nurse Corps page or contact