Celebrating Veterans and Their Service on Veterans Day
In honor of Veterans Day, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists offers the following resources, videos, information and activities in celebration of those who have served in the U.S. military, and those who care for our veterans. Thank you for your service!
Have You Ever Served?
Have You Ever Served is a campaign to improve the quality of veterans' healthcare with this simple question. The American Academy of Nursing urges healthcare providers to use it to identify and address any healthcare issues arising from a patient's service in the military.
Veterans' Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255, Press 1
Joining Forces is former First Lady Michelle Obama's comprehensive national initiative to mobilize all sectors of the community to give our service members, veterans, and their families the support they deserve—particularly when it comes to employment, education, and wellness.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Military personnel—because of the nature of their work and exposure to war, disaster, and trauma—are especially vulnerable to PTSD. It is important to your health to recognize symptoms of PTSD and to be aware of available resources for seeking help.
Celebrating Military CRNAs This Veterans Day
November 2016, AANA NewsBulletin
The compelling tale of Matthew Welder, DNP, CRNA, who was instrumental in saving the life of a young military sniper.
World War II: Nurse Anesthetists in Action
Historical accounts of CRNAs who served in WWII.
CRNA veterans who served in the Vietnam War recount their experiences.
Celebrating the stories of CRNAs who have served in the U.S. military.
CRNA Veteran Playlist on YouTube
CRNA Veterans explain why the VA-proposed rule to allow APRNs to practice to the full extent of their education and training is so important to the care of our nation's veterans.
The Warfighters: The Ambush of April 7th
The son of CRNA Mike Morel, Marine Captain Brent Morel, was featured in an episode of the History Channel series "The Warfighters." The episode, titled "The Ambush of April 7th," first aired on Veterans Day 2016.