This program (Short Title: NEPQR SET) provides funding to enhance nursing education and strengthen the nursing workforce through experiential learning opportunities, including the use of simulation-based technology to improve the health of patients, families, and communities in rural and medically underserved areas experiencing diseases and conditions that affect public health. Diseases and conditions may include high burden of stroke, heart disease, behavioral and mental health, maternal mortality, HIV/AIDS, and obesity.
Priority areas include:
- Provide education in new technologies, including distance learning methodologies
- Provide care for underserved populations and other high-risk groups such as the elderly, individuals living with HIV/AIDS, individuals with substance use disorder, the homeless, and victims of domestic violence
- Provide coordinated care, and develop other skills needed to practice in existing and emerging organized healthcare systems
- Improve the retention of nurses, and enhance patient care that is directly related to nursing activities, by enhancing collaboration and communication among nurses and other healthcare professionals, and also by promoting nurse involvement in the organizational and clinical decision making processes of a healthcare facility
Application Deadline: June 1, 2020