HHS Invests $13 Million to Strengthen and Expand the Nursing Workforce

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $13 million to improve access to nursing education and training in order to expand the nursing workforce. HSS is awarding over $8.4 million dollars to through the Clinical Faculty and Preceptor Academies Program. These awards will support collaborations between academics, clinicians and the community to support clinical nursing faculty and preceptors, allowing the program to train more nurses. In addition, over $4.5 million dollars to 14 awardees through the Registered Nurse Training Program to increase the number of nursing students trained in acute care settings. To read more about the investments, click here