Modification published on 01/30/2015
Deadline extended only for those applicants with a previously approved waiver from HRSA's Division of Grants Policy. No other late applications will be accepted.
This announcement solicits applications for advanced nursing education programs that address the health care needs of persons with multiple chronic conditions (MCC). Eligible applicants should describe how these advanced nursing education programs will be incorporated into an interprofessional education (IPE) model. Projects must engage other graduate health professionals and demonstrate the integration of IPE into the nursing curriculum. Applications that include behavioral health and substance use, and those that focus on the health of veterans and their families are encouraged.
For the purposes of this section, the term “advanced education nurses” means individuals trained in advanced degree programs including individuals in combined R.N./Master’s degree programs, post-nursing master’s certificate programs, or, in the case of nurse midwives, in certificate programs in existence on the date that is one day prior to November 13, 1998, to serve as nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, nurse educators, nurse administrators, or public health nurses, or in other nurse specialties determined by the Secretary to require advanced education (Sec. 811(b) of the Public Health Service Act. 42 U.S.C. § 296j(b)).