Study explores role of Army Medics trained as ‘soldier-nurses’ as part of the ‘War on Terror’

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New research has investigating the role of army medics, trained as both enrolled nurses and as soldiers, who live out a duality of roles while serving in conflict zones, such as the ‘War on Terror’ in Afghanistan.

Period22 Sep 2021

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  • TitleStudy explores role of Army Medics trained as ‘soldier-nurses’ as part of the ‘War on Terror’
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletAustralian Nursing & Midwifery Lournal
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size1600 words
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    Date22/09/21
    DescriptionFor her PhD thesis, submitted this year, registered nurse Kristina Griffin, Associate Head of School – Nursing, School of Nursing, Paramedicine and Healthcare Sciences at Charles Sturt University, explored the unique dilemmas faced by the military medic, including their self-sacrifice in putting the care of wounded soldiers above risks to their long-term health.
    Producer/AuthorRobert Fedele
    URLhttp://- https://anmj.org.au/study-explores-role-of-army-medics-trained-as-soldier-nurses-as-part-of-the-war-on-terror/
    PersonsKristina Griffin

Keywords

  • Medics
  • Nursing
  • War and conflict
  • History