Walter F. Schlatter, BSN, CMS, RN, a Registered Nurse with Kansas City VA Medical Center

Get to know Registered Nurse Walter F. Schlatter, who serves patients in Kansas City, Missouri.

Specializing in medical-surgical nursing and care coordination, Walter is a registered nurse in practice with Kansas City VA Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

Opening in 1952, the Kansas City VA Medical Center has a rich legacy of providing quality care to the men and women who have proudly served the nation – America’s Heroes. The mission of the Center is to be a healthcare system that Veterans trust & choose.

Back in 2009, Walter earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from the  University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri. Seeing nursing as a second career, he attributes his success to having been mentored by amazing nurses who, early on, took the time to educate him.

Among his most notable achievements, he is the recipient of the Kansas City Star Award.

A Registered Nurse (RN) is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program and met the requirements outlined by a country, state, province or similar licensing body to obtain a nursing license. RNs fulfill a variety of job duties. In addition to their primary role in treating and caring for patients, their responsibilities also include educating patients and the public about a variety of medical conditions, as well as providing emotional support and advice to the families of their patients. Other RN job functions include leadership, research, performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical equipment, administering medications, recording patients’ symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.

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