Plans are underway for the next Powerful Tools for Caregivers (PTC) class leader training. It will be offered on September 4 & 5, 2019, in Fargo, ND. Rita Ussatis, NDSU Extension-Cass County, Vanessa Hoines, NDSU Extension-Morton County, and Jane Strommen will be facilitating the training.
The Rural Health Network Development Planning Program provides grants to promote the planning and development of healthcare networks.
The major focus of the Network Planning Grant is to support multiple (at least 3) rural healthcare entities that have not previously collaborated in a
The ND Governor’s office is now seeking applicants for 2 Board Member Positions.
- Public Member: ND resident that does not hold licensure in healthcare profession and/or must have no employment or financial interest in a healthcare entity.
- Licensed Practical Nurse Member: Practicing LPN with unencumbered, current
A distance learning opportunity available to rural nurses designed to increase knowledge base in prevention, identification, and assessment of diseases related to agricultural work exposures. A 50% nonprofit registration rate is available for nurses working for nonprofit organizations, Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, government
Twenty youths attempted suicide the first month that Kelly McGrady, RN, started as an at-risk mentor for the school district of New Town, North Dakota. Click to read full article.
State and federal health officials are working to address rural health workforce shortages. States passed a variety of legislation, including a law offering a rural rotations program in Iowa and one establishing a Washington Health Corps in Washington State. Click to view article.
The Frank L. Wedge Memorial Fund, administered by the North Dakota Long Term Care Association, has awarded Bethany Retirement Living a grant of $10,000 to support the development of a leadership training program for charge nurses. Half of the grant was awarded this year and the
Full-time position as Compliance Investigator for the North Dakota Board of Nursing and accountable to the Executive Director. The Compliance Investigator assists in the implementation of the Board’s mission, goals, laws, regulations and public policies. The Compliance Investigator conducts pre-disciplinary case investigation for complaints alleging violations