The Cheyenne VA Medical Center kicked-off National Nurses week this morning with a proclamation from Mayor Kaysen and a presentation from three Air National Guard nurses. This year's theme is "Nurses: Delivering Quality and Innovation In Patient Care. It pays tribute to the thousands of nurses working to improve health-care for American society and its veterans.
The celebration today at the medical center included a presentation called "From the Battlefield to the VA" which helped educate VA healthcare professionals on the medical care process for veterans. It was given by three Wyoming Air National Guard nurses who have deployed numerous times to Iraq and Afghanistan from 2004 through 2012.