Whether you are a VA or non-VA care team member, the Caring4WomenVeterans App has useful information to help you serve the unique physical and mental health needs of women Veterans.
Women Veterans often have health needs that are different from both those of male Veterans and the general female population. Whether you are a VA or non-VA care team member, the Caring4WomenVeterans App offers comprehensive information targeting the specific health care needs of women Veterans. You will find facts and statistics about women Veterans’ health, an overview of common issues they face, questions to guide conversations with your patients and links to additional resources.
- Get screening and treatment guidelines for women Veterans who have experienced Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
- Learn which particular health issues and conditions are common to each era of service, including the Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan wars
- Share helpful resources with women Veterans who are transitioning to civilian life
Getting to Know the App
The Home screen provides an overview of the information in the Caring4WomenVeterans App. Tap on the About Women Veterans, What To Ask, Common Veteran Issues, Transition to Civilian Life or Resources tabs either on the Home screen or at the bottom of the screen to go to the information you wish to see.
The Resources section provides links, tools and information for your reference and to share with your patients, including VA Benefits and Eligibility details, a VA Medical Center Facility Locator and VA Health Care support specific to certain experiences and conditions. Tap a category to learn more.