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Nursing Workforce Diversity

$177,232,142

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: PROJECT GRANTS
Popular Name: Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD) Nursing Workforce Diversity: Eldercare Enhancement (NWD-E2)
Assistance Listing Number
93.178

Objectives: The objective of the NWD program is to increase the diversity of the nursing workforce by supporting students from disadvantaged backgrounds in becoming registered nurses to decrease health disparities and increase health equity. The objective of the NWD-E2 program is to achieve a sustainable eldercare nursing workforce by providing enhanced educational opportunities to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. The program seeks to equip the nursing students with the competencies necessary to address health care disparities related to access and delivery of care of elderly populations in rural and underserved areas.

 
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