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From Battledress to Scrubs: How Shenandoah University Launched the Veteran to BSN Initiative

Sherry Rawls-Bryce, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing Administration; Assistant Professor/Veteran to BSN Faculty Leader; Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA; Tamara Farmer, Bachelor of Arts in History and English; Veteran to BSN Project Manager; Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA

In September 2013, Shenandoah University's Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing was awarded a grant from the Health Resource and Services Administration to develop and implement a program to increase the enrollment, progression, and graduation of veterans from baccalaureate (BSN) nursing programs. The success of this initiative resulted from faculty and administrative support, a comprehensive infrastructure, a process for awarding academic credit for military experience, and collaborative methods for easing the veteran's transition into academia.

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Health Care Transition Opportunities for Service Members