The RN, Community Living Center demonstrates leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies. The Scope of Practice is defined by the dimensions outlined in VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G6 and specific to the grade and level for an RN. The dimensions of focus are: PRACTICE DIMENSION (Ethics, etc.) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIMENSION (Education/Career Development) COLLABORATION DIMENSION SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY DIMENSION (Quality of Care, Research)
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.