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Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR)

Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention – Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Program: Behavioral Health Integration

Apply at Grants.gov by January 22

Nurse Education, Practice, and Quality and Retention - Bachelor of Science in Nursing Practicums in Community Settings Program

Apply at Grants.gov by January 20

Purpose

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. Annual Report on the Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention Grant Program, FY 2011 (PDF - 231 KB)

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are accredited schools of nursing, health care facilities or a partnership of a school and facility. Individuals are not eligible to apply.

More Information

The FY 2014 competition is focused on expanding Interprofessional Collaborative Practice environments where nurses and other professional disciplines work together to provide comprehensive healthcare services for patients and their families. 

The FY 2013 competition focused on expansion (enrollment in baccalaureate nursing programs; internship and residency programs; and education in new technologies), practice (nursing practice arrangements in non-institutional settings; care for underserved populations and other high-risk groups; managed care, quality improvement, and other skills; or cultural competencies) and retention (career ladder bridge programs or enhanced patient care delivery systems).

Contact

Kirk Koyama, MSN, RN, PHN, CNS
kkoyama@hrsa.gov

Marian Smithey, MS, BSN, RN, NCSN
msmithey@hrsa.gov

Kasey Farrell
kfarrell@hrsa.gov

Open Funding Opportunities

HRSA-16-182 Dental Faculty Development and Loan Repayment Program

HRSA-16-193 Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Paraprofessionals and Professionals

HRSA-17-006 Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) Payment Program

All Open Opportunities