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

Technical Assistance Resources:
FY2016 NEPQR-BPCS Funding Opportunity FAQ (PDF - 36 KB)

HRSA-16-066 | Bureau of Health Workforce

Application Accepted: 10/29/2015 to 01/20/2016

Projected Award Date: 07/01/2016

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Estimated Number of Awards:N/A

Program Description:

The program increases experiential training opportunities for senior-level BSN students in primary care community-based settings by

  • establishing and expanding upon academic-practice partnerships between schools of nursing and community-based clinical sites; and
  • providing senior-level BSN students with meaningful clinical experiences and training in medically underserved and rural communities.

Additionally, this program addresses the shortage of BSN-prepared nurses working in community-based settings in rural and underserved communities.

Additional Eligibility

Eligible applicants include accredited schools of nursing, health care facilities, or a partnership of such a school and facility.

Contact Information

Carolyn Nganga-Good

cnganga-good@hrsa.gov

Phone: 301.443.2251