Veterans Trauma is defined as “a very difficult or unpleasant experience that causes someone to have mental or emotional problems usually for a long time” (Merriam-Webster). Many veterans experience trauma from the traumatic events they see in war or from the multiple terms they served in. An example of a traumatic event is depicted in an article titled “Caring for Veterans”. The car bomb exploded at dusk. Its target – a seven-ton U.S Army personnel carrier- was blown about six feet by the force
The institution chosen for this organizational scan is my current employer, Central New Mexico Community College (CNM). CNM is a very large 2-year public institution. According to the Carnegie Classification System (2008; 2010), the current student population is 27,999. It is a public urban institution serving multiple campuses. It is exclusively an undergraduate two-year institution, and the undergraduate profile is higher part-time two-year (para. 1). As the associate director of Financial Aid
Retrieved from http://www.qscan.org/programs-services/ Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (2014). Research and screening: About sickle cell disease (SCD) (para.1). Retrieved from http://www.sicklecelldisease.org/index.cfm? U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (2013). Peer support proves effective in coping with chronic Disease. Retrieved from http://www.va.gov/health/NewsFeatures/20110505a.asp
This paper illustrates the “Nursing Care Management” of a patient suffering from a “Rape Trauma” or more precisely called “Rape Trauma Syndrome - RTS” which is a form of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In 1974, it was described by psychiatrist Ann Wolbert Burgess and sociologist Lynda Lytle Holmstrom that it is the psychological trauma felt by a victim of rape that includes changes in emotional and cognitive behavior, as well as interruptions to normal physical and interpersonal behavior.
monitoring and enforcement of affirmative action programs out of the White House and into the Labor Department." Affirmative action "refers to various efforts to deliberately take race, sex, and national origins into account to remedy past and current effects of discrimination. Its primary goal is to ensure that women and minorities are widely represented in all occupations and at all organizational levels" (Tompkins, 1995, p.161). Another definition of affirmative action according to Barbara Bergmann
directly from the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Act 48-Professional Development Plan. The Act 48 plan requires that “upon expiration of an existing professional development plan, each school entity (district, intermediate unit (Ill), area-vocational-technical school (AVTS), joint school district, charter school, the Scotland School for Veterans Children and the Scranton School for the Deaf) submit a three-year professional education plan to the Department of Education for approval.” Approved