METI notes: NEW HRSA 2011 funding opportunity for nurses
An important funding note FYI from METI’s blog:
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently announced a new funding opportunity for the Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) program. Grants are awarded to eligible institutions for projects to strengthen and enhance the capacity for nurse education, practice and retention, and the development of specialties to address the nursing shortage. Awards will average $250,000. Eligible applicants are accredited schools of nursing, health care facilities or a partnership of such a school and facility.
Check out more at HRSA !
Lance Baily, BA, EMT-B, is the Founder & CEO of HealthySimulation.com, which he started while serving as the Director of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas back in 2010. Lance is also the Founder and acting Advisor to the Board of SimGHOSTS.org, the world’s only non-profit organization dedicated to supporting professionals operating healthcare simulation technologies. His new co-edited Book: “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice” is available now. Lance’s background also includes serving as a Simulation Technology Specialist for the LA Community College District, EMS fire fighting, Hollywood movie production, rescue diving, and global travel. He lives with his wife Abigail in Las Vegas, Nevada.