United States Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Vet Centers Case Study

    Vietnam Era veterans who have accessed care at a Vet Center prior to January 1, 2004,” according the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs website on Eligibility requirements. Proof of service must be established, however, the veteran can be seen before proof is established to meet the need individual need of the veteran (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 2016b). Today there are more than 300 Vet Centers, located in every state, and 80 Mobile Vet Centers that can offer immediate support, specific outreach, and referrals. With a budget of over $7 billion, Vet Centers are able to focus mental health treatment of PTSD, Military Sexual Trauma, and service members families mental health needs (White House, 2015). Vet Centers are taking extra precautions to prevent suicide, including the addition of crisis lines, ongoing training for service providers and case supervision, and non-traditional hours. (United States Department of Veterans Affairs, 2015a). Value-Critical…

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  • CVT And VRET Analysis

    Notably, on March 3, 1865, a month before the end of one of America’s most brutal wars, the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln distinctively resonated a sound promised for America’s heroes who have dedicated their lives to protecting the United States of America’s freedom. To cite a reference, on the United States’ Department of Veteran Affairs website titled, The United States Department of Veteran Affairs, addresses President Lincoln’s promise for America’s Veterans. With…

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  • Veteran Administration Case Study

    influence the military to implement these two resources. The United States military has existed for decades, therefore, there has been many battles where soldiers have been wounded and lost. Somewhere along the military’s journey to independence, the government considered the demand for services to aid military personnel that was experiencing trauma. The Veteran’s Administration System started because of all the veterans coming out of the military disabled, whether physically or mentally.…

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  • Directional Strategy In Healthcare

    The Veteran Administration Healthcare Directional strategies provide a framework that focuses on the business efforts of health care organizations. Quality of care is an important part of that business when it comes to any healthcare organization, the Veteran Administration Healthcare has been plagued with scandals that puts this theory to the test. This is a support in guiding the various business decisions and the activities of the health care organization, can adversely affect the public…

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  • War On Veterans

    The Effects of War on Veterans in Afghanistan and Iraq More than half of the 2.6 million Americans dispatched to fight the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq struggle with physical or mental health problems and often begin to feel disconnected from civilian life, deriving from deployment. As stated in the article “After the Wars: A legacy of pain and pride”, written by Rajiv Chandrasekaran and published by The Washington Post. The conditions of being deployed and serving for our country can conclude…

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  • Ptsd In Vietnam War

    everyday. PTSD is an effect of almost all-veteran post combat violence,…

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  • The Role Of Veterans In The Vietnam War

    Coming from a long line of military in my family this issue hits home, the neglect of veterans, coming home from war with little or no assistances. My Dad severed in the United State Marine during the Vietnam War. He was a proud Jar head, my uncle also severed during that time was navy my cousin’s army all served in the Gulf War and a niece in the Air Force. Veterans have gone off to fight, as early as the civil war, and have come home to the cold shoulder from the government. My dad would have…

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  • Veterans Health Clinic Case Study

    The Veterans Health Administration is “the largest integrated provider of health care in the United States – public or private- operating one hundred fifty-two hospitals and over one thousand four hundred outpatient clinics across the United States.” (Moore) The system services nine million veterans despite the publicized scandals starting in 2013. The VHA medical centers provides services including hospital based services, surgery, critical care, mental health, orthopedics, pharmacy,…

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  • Ptsd In The Military

    According to The Nebraska Department of Veteran’s Affair, estimated 7.8 percent of Americans had experienced PTSD, also known Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD is considered a psychiatric disorder and a mental health issue in the United States. They often develop depression, substance abuse, and anxiety. People that were diagnosed with PTSD had a serious accident, physical or sexual assaulted or a military combat. There three different symptoms, first symptoms is when you’re thinking about…

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  • Traumatic Stress Disorder In Homicide Survivors: A Literature Review

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Homicide Survivors Definitions. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can occur when a traumatic event is experienced and with time, symptoms interfere with daily functioning. (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2014) This occurs when the normal stress reaction after a traumatic incident does not go away over time and disrupt life. (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 2015) PTSD can be explained as when the reaction to fear is changed because of a traumatic ordeal, and fear is…

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