The Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) program has a broad legislative authority to address development and advancement of the nursing workforce. The NEPQR program provides grant support for academic, service and continuing education projects designed to enhance nursing education, improve the quality of patient care, increase nurse retention and strengthen the nursing workforce.
Eligible applicants are accredited schools of nursing, health care facilities, or a partnership of such a school and facility.
NEPQR funds are awarded to institutions.
Janice Young, PhD, MPH, RN
Kirk Koyama, MSN, RN, PHN, CNS
Marian Smithey, MS, BSN, RN, NCSN
Josepha Burnley, DNP, RN, FNP-C