HHS awards $71.3 million to strengthen nursing workforce

Grants will support nursing training, nursing diversity and increasing nursing faculty

July 29, 2011

Website Link  http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2011pres/07/20110729a.html

Nursing workforce development programs, reauthorized by the Affordable Care Act and administered by HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration, are the primary source of federal funding for nursing education and workforce development.  These programs bolster nursing education at all levels, from entry-level preparation through the development of advanced practice nurses.  They also prepare faculty to teach the nation's future nursing workforce.