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Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) Program - Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

Wednesday, December 5, 2012  |  Contact: Beth Butler, (225) 342-4702

The Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) program provides grant support for projects designed to strengthen the nursing workforce, increase nurse retention, promote coordinated care, improve the quality of patient care, and provide nurses with the skills needed to practice in existing and emerging organized health care systems.

Eligible Applicants:

State governments

County governments

City or township governments

Public and state controlled institutions of higher education

Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)

Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

 Private institutions of higher education

Others (see "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Link to Additional Information:

Closing Date for Applications: Jan. 25, 2013