Hybrid-asynchronous course with zero textbook costs make this overview of the Veteran-Military population highly accessible…
NURS 432: Veteran-Military Culture, Educational and Health Care Needs
Summer 1 ($0 textbook cost course)
Military downsizing has resulted in an increase in veterans in academic, healthcare and workplace settings. This course will provide a broad overview of the Veteran-Military population and their unique culture, educational and healthcare needs. This course is interdisciplinary and open to non-nursing majors.
There is no required textbook, and no exams or lengthy papers. Assignments include interactive learning experiences of your choice such as: field trips, movies, service learning, or attending military-veteran recognition events. This course is a hybrid-asynchronous course to accommodate off-island or working students. Students are only required to attend 3 videoconference class sessions. The rest of the class is posted online.
About the Instructor
Abbie Neves teaches mental health nursing courses at UH Mānoa and at clinical rotations at the VA and TAMC. She served as the VA Nursing Academic Partnership co-director for seven years and assisted with developing the Vets-to-Nurses program. She assisted with research on the ʻOhana Heroes Project. She is also a Jonas Veterans Healthcare Scholarship recipient; her dissertation topic is "The Influence of Combat-Related PTSD on Families with Children."
For inquires about the course: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (808) 554-9494.