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

Oct 31, 2019 - Announces meetings of the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP) to be held throughout 2020. The meetings will be held on February 4, May 12, August 11, and December 2, 2020. Meetings will address nursing education, the nursing workforce, and nursing practice improvement.
Source: Federal Register
Oct 10, 2019 - The Health Resources and Services Administration is seeking public comment through December 9, 2019 on a new form and changes to existing forms required during the application process for the NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program (LRP). The NURSE Corps LRP provides loan repayment assistance to registered nurses, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, and nursing school faculty who agree to work in underserved areas.
Source: Federal Register
Oct 7, 2019 - The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces a free medication-assisted treatment training opportunity for current and prospective National Health Service Corps (NHSC) providers. Includes information on the waiver for eligible clinicians to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine and the NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program (SUD Workforce LRP).
Source: Bureau of Health Workforce
Sep 30, 2019 - The National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP) will hold a public meeting on November 5-6, 2019. Agenda items include a welcome of new Council members and discussion of priorities in preparation for the development of the Report to Congress.
Source: Federal Register