Lt. Commander Pam Wall is a psychiatric nurse with the U.S. Navy, and a Jonas Veterans Healthcare Program Scholar. The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence‘s mission is to improve health care through nursing. The Jonas Veteran Healthcare Program focuses on improving the healthcare of US veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan by supporting doctoral level (PhD and DNP) education advancement of nurses who will be involved in all levels of veterans’ healthcare, from administration and policy to direct patient care.
Lt. Commander Pam Wall talks about the unique advantages nurses have when it comes to delivering mental health care to wounded veterans on Need to Know, a PBS TV- and web- newsmagazine. Watch Lt. Commander Pam Wall’s segment to learn more about her work and about mental issues facing our veterans.