Iowa initiative to bolster nurse shortage.
Some of the major provisions include:
* calling for the creation of a nursing work force data clearinghouse
* supporting and creating incentives for nurses in Iowa, including medical training matching grants programs, provider recruitment, and retention initiatives
* directing the Iowa College Student Aid Commission to establish a nurse educator incentive payment program, nursing faculty fellowship program, nurse educator scholarship program, and nurse educator scholarship-in-exchange-for-service program
Iowa officials said the initiative will give the state better access to federal and private funds as well as encourage future legislative sessions to pump money into nurse recruiting and retention programs.
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|Title Annotation:||FROM THE STATES ...|
|Publication:||Nursing Education Policy Newsletter|
|Date:||May 1, 2010|
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