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AACN's Washington Weekly

Published February 13, 2019


AACN Update

Reserve a Seat for AACN’s Student Policy Summit Today!

With only 20 seats remaining for AACN’s 2019 Student Policy Summit, be sure to secure your spot today! Held in Washington, DC on March 24-26, this conference offers baccalaureate and graduate nursing students an opportunity to learn about nursing’s role in federal policy and advocacy and then translate that into action through a day on Capitol Hill. AACN member deans are responsible for registering students. Register now.

Attending the Summit? Watch these two free informational webinars, A Civics Refresher for Student Policy Summit Attendees (on-demand), and Preparing for a Successful Student Policy Summit, which will air on March 12 at 3:00 pm ET. 

Funding Opportunity

HRSA’s Nursing Workforce Development Programs

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau of Health Workforce administers the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development programs, which help to strengthen the nursing workforce and improve the health of communities across the nation, including underserved and vulnerable populations. HRSA is now accepting applications for the following funding opportunities:

  • Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency (ANE-NPR) Program – Application Deadline: March 4
    This program further prepares new nurse practitioners in primary care for practice in community-based settings that benefit rural or underserved populations. Apply now.

  • Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Veteran Nurses in Primary Care (VNPC) Training Program - Application Deadline: March 8
    This program recruits and trains nursing students who are veterans and current registered nurses to increase access to primary care services. Apply now.

  • Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) Program – Application Deadline: April 15
    This program increases the number of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) providing care, especially to rural and underserved populations. Apply now

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