Growth of the teaching nursing home. The Veterans Administration experience.

  title={Growth of the teaching nursing home. The Veterans Administration experience.},
  author={Laurence Z. Rubenstein and Darryl Wieland and Robert Allan Pearlman and Poonam Grover and Jessica E. Mabry},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={38 1},
Nursing homes are becoming increasingly involved with medical education, and the Veterans Administration (VA) has been particularly active in this movement. We conducted a system-wide survey of VA nursing home facilities to determine the degree to which they participate in medical and other professional training and the features associated with such training. Of the 116 VA nursing homes in 1987, 113 (97.4%) returned completed questionnaires. Compared to "standard" VA facilities (n = 85… CONTINUE READING

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