November 16, 2020

Enhancing RN Workforce in Rural Underserved Areas

Nicole Summerside

Mariyam Arifova and Estephanie Medoza

With support from the UW School of Nursing (SoN) ‘s Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention (NEPQR) grant (PI: Dr. Zierler) Enhancing Partnerships through Ambulatory Care, first-year BSN students recently participated in an innovative clinical experience offered for the first time. Washington (WA) State currently has a nursing shortage within ambulatory care settings, and the…

August 15, 2020

New Online Innovations Through CARES Act Funding

Laurel Barchet

The CARES Act: Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act.

The UW School of Nursing’s NEPQR Program was recently awarded supplemental CARES Act funding. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) provides instrumental funding to train health professionals to provide telehealth-enabled COVID-19 screening and testing, case management, and outpatient care or to maintain primary…