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VA Honors Top Nurses Delivering Veterans' Care
Date:5/15/2009

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  • Steven P. Kleinglass, director of the Minneapolis VAMC; and
  • Nurse executive Cecilia McVey from VA's Boston health care system.

The National Nurses Week is devoted to highlighting the diverse ways in which nurses, the largest health care profession, work to improve health care. From bedside nursing in hospitals and long-term care facilities to the halls of research institutions, the nursing profession is meeting the expanding health care needs of American society and its Veterans.

Traditionally, National Nurses Week begins on May 6 and ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, founder of modern-day nursing as a profession. For more information about VA's nursing program, go to http://www.va.gov/nursing.


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