Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) Program

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HRSA-19-074 | Bureau of Health Workforce

Application Accepted: 02/05/2019 to 04/15/2019

Projected Award Date: 07/01/2019

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Estimated Number of Awards:N/A

Program Description:

The purpose of the Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Program is to increase the number of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) providing care, especially to rural and underserved populations.

Additional Eligibility

Eligible applicants are accredited schools of nursing, nursing centers, academic health centers, state or local governments, and other public or private nonprofit entities determined appropriate by the Secretary. Foreign entities are not eligible for this HRSA award. Individuals are not eligible to apply to this NAT Program NOFO. Individuals must consult directly with the academic institution (not HRSA) regarding this program. Any school(s) of nursing affiliated with this application must be accredited to provide graduate nurse anesthesia education at the time of application – and for the duration of the award – by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. In addition to the 50 states, eligible applicants from the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau may apply. Tribes and Tribal organizations may apply for these funds, if otherwise eligible.

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Karen Delia Breeden

Phone: (301) 443-5787