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The United Health Foundation has committed $1.25 million to Florida State University (FSU) College of Nursing to help nurse practitioners better address the distinct health needs of individuals who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The three-year partnership will establish a graduate-level concentration in Military Health.
According to America’s Health Rankings’ latest Health of Those Who Have Served report, U.S. Armed Forces service members face distinct health challenges, such as higher rates of chronic disease and behavioral health concerns. The findings highlight a need for community-based providers to receive training in military cultural competency and evidence-based approaches for treating issues more commonly seen among those who have provided military service.
The three-year partnership with Florida State University College of Nursing will create a new graduate-level concentration in Military Health to train nurse practitioners to provide high-quality