Thursday, July 5, 2012

Nursing Schools Seek to Improve Training on Veteran Care

Earlier this spring, we shared a story with all of you regarding an initiative led by First Lady, Michelle Obama, and Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden focused on improving education for the treatment of PTSD and other mental illnesses affecting military families. The program, better known as the Joint Forces Initiative, continues to be expanded upon by nursing schools around the country. Kate Thayer, of the Chicago Tribune, detailed how Chicago area educational institutions have pledged to enhance training for maladies commonly seen in veterans.

To read more about the Chicago area initiatives, click here.

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