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Serving Those Who Serve Their Country: Preparing Military Veterans for Nursing Degrees

Background: Challenges remain for integrating Veterans into civilian occupations postservice. This article describes an innovative project affording military service personnel serving in health occupational specialties the opportunity for completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Method: The…

Supporting Military Veterans in Australian Higher Education

Veterans often face difficulties during the transition from military to civilian life, with relatively high unemployment rates and mental health risks. Higher education represents an important pathway to navigate this transition successfully. Research from the United States shows that veterans…

Snapshot Education

Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and charitable policy, service provision and public opinion. Snapshots…

Snapshot Education Bullets

Bullets provide the key points of a Snapshot. Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and…

Impact of ‘transition blind spots’ on Access to Higher Education Diploma students with a military background: why filling gaps in Information, Advice and Guidance matters

This paper contributes to an under-researched area within the field of military-civilian transition. It explores innovatively the experiences of (mainly) ex-service personnel as they journey to and through 'Access to Higher Education Diplomas' (AHED), the majority having come from the…

Interrelationships Among Resilience, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Depression, and Academic Outcomes in Student Military Veterans

Resilience, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and traumatic brain injury (TBI) are important factors to consider as student military Veterans work to reintegrate into society. The impact of these factors on academic success is not fully understood, but is important…

Actualizing veterans education in nursing

A grant driven partnership among a west Texas university, Texas Workforce Commission's College Credits for Heroes, and the Health Resources and Services Administration provided the funding needed to create a competency based education (CBE) model for recognizing military veteran service…

The South Yorkshire Local Authorities Armed Forces project first year Impact Report

The purpose of this report is to record and assess the level of ‘understanding of military culture and transition’ staff have, ‘pre and post’ attendance of the Military Human: Understanding Military Culture and Transition CPD training. The data is gathered…

Evaluation of the Ministry of Defence Spouse Employment Support Trial

This report provides a comprehensive evaluation of the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Spouse Employment Support (SES) Trial. The Trial ran from 26th October 2015 until 30th September 2017 and incorporated spouses of personnel serving in the Royal Air Force (across…

Transitioning veterans to nursing careers : A model program

Background A commitment to increase the enrollment, retention and educational success of United States veterans admitted to a baccalaureate degree nursing program was established through the support of a grant received from HRSA in collaboration with the US Departments of…