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Research priorities of VA nurses

Struwe, Leeza, A., PhD, MSN, RN; Douglas-Ybarra, Cynthia, MSN, BA, BSN, RN; Kingston, Eileen, M., MPA, BSN, RN, NE-BC; Laws, Robert, P., MSN, BS, BSN, RN; Song, Won, K., MSN, BS, BSN, RN, RN-BC, CPHIMS; Gillispie, Gayle, M., BSN, RN; Clarke, KukNomi, J., BSN, RN; Cohen, Marlene, Z., PhD, RN, FAAN

Nursing Management (Springhouse): May 2018 - Volume 49 - Issue 5 - p 36–41
doi: 10.1097/

A group of nurses conducted a survey at their VA healthcare facility that aimed to improve the quality of care for veterans and develop a program of nursing research. Read the results here.

In Lincoln, Neb., Leeza A. Struwe is an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Nursing. At the VA Nebraska Western Iowa Health Care System, Cynthia Douglas-Ybarra is an informatics RN, Eileen M. Kingston is the associate director of patient care, Robert P. Laws is a professional development nurse educator, Won K. Song is a program analyst, Gayle M. Gillispie is a specialty medicine case manager, KukNomi J. Clarke is a primary nurse case manager, and Marlene Z. Cohen is a nurse researcher. Marlene Z. Cohen is also professor emeritus at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Nursing.

This material is the result of work supported with VA resources and the use of VA facilities. We wish to thank the members of the nursing research council for their work assisting with the data collection, reviewing results, and moving forward with the research projects that were a result of this study.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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