During the COVID-19 pandemic, the VA’s Fourth Mission was implemented nationally at historic levels. By maximizing the broad resources of the VA, including VHA and other administrations, the safety of both veterans and non-veterans improved. This presentation includes a discussion about the VA’s national approach to risk mitigation during the COVID-19 pandemic; coordination with other federal, state, and local organizations; and examples of how the VA improved safety and access to health care within and beyond the United States through creativity, flexibility, and innovative approaches.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 5/21/2024.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speaker Disclosures: There are no speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support: No commercial support declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366. Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss ways that the veterans administration national emergency response model can benefit civilian health systems for pandemic and emergency response.
Nurses Supporting Veterans Administration (VA) 4th Mission: Strengthening the National Emergency Health System