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Nursing | Online and Distance Education


This article highlights the commitment of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to engage nursing schools to support the Joining Forces initiative by enhancing the education and preparation of the nation’s nurses to care for veterans, service members, and their families. The progress toward meeting the Joining Forces pledge and integrating veteran-centered learning in an online RN to BSN program is described.

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This article is the author-created version that incorporates referee comments. It is the accepted-for-publication version. The content of this version may be identical to the published version (the version of record) save for value-added elements provided by the publisher (e.g., copy editing, layout changes, or branding consistent with the rest of the publication).

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Melissa Jones & Henny Breen
Joining forces: Enriching RN to BSN education with veteran-centered learning.
Journal of Professional Nursing, 2015, volume 31, issue 5, pages 402-406



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