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Rural Health
News by Topic: Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses

May 4, 2020 - Highlights the Penn State College of Nursing's SAFE-T System, a telehealth program that connects rural hospitals and their patients with an expert sexual assault nurse examiner (teleSANE) in real time. The system aims to address the lack of adequate equipment and sexual assault health care providers in rural areas across Pennsylvania.
Source: The Pennsylvania State University
Apr 17, 2020 - The Health Resources and Services Administration's National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP) will hold its May 2020 meeting by webinar and conference call on May 12th rather than in person. Login information will be available on the NACNEP website.
Source: Federal Register
Apr 6, 2020 - Announcement of a public meeting of a writing subcommittee of the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP) on April 20, 2020. The subcommittee will review literature and hear from an expert on the topic of its 17th Report to Congress, Preparing Nurse Faculty, and Address the Shortage of Nurse Faculty and Clinical Preceptors.
Source: Federal Register