Lake, Donna M. , PhD RN, NEA-Board Certified, Clinical Assistant Professor, East Carolina University College of Nursing; Allen, Patricia E., Ed.D., RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, Professor and Director of the Nursing Education Track, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing; Armstrong, Myrna L. Ed.D., RN, ANEF, FAAN, Nursing Consultant, Professor Emerita, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Military nurses are innovative and agile within complex health systems, highly skilled in communication, leadership, and teamwork, with extensive clinical proficiencies. These skills are excellent resources for guiding future generations of student nurses within tomorrow's health care environment. To assist military nurse officers toward this exciting and challenging change, numerous applicable components will be presented to prepare for this potentially new career in academic education so the military nurse officer can reach future nurses.