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Resources by Topic: Nurses

Virginia Project ECHO
Connects groups of community providers with healthcare specialists in collaborative sessions that offer case-based learning and mentorship to help them gain the expertise required to provides specialty care to patients with complex health conditions. Offers continuing medical education (CME) units and continuing nursing education units.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health
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Tennessee Project ECHO
A hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing network led by expert teams who use videoconferencing to conduct virtual training with community providers - primary care doctors, nurses, and other clinicians - as they learn to provide specialty care to patients with complex health needs in their own communities.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
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South Carolina - Project ECHO
A tele-mentoring, guided practice model that focuses on moving knowledge and not people by offering specialty expertise to primary care providers so they may effectively manage patients with complex health needs in their own clinics. Offers physicians and pharmacists professional accreditation for participation.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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CMS Open Door Forum Podcast and Transcripts
Provides audio recordings and transcripts of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Door Forum calls since October 2016, including the Rural Health Open Door Forums and COVID-19 stakeholder calls.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Bureau of Health Workforce Clinician Dashboards
Offers data tools and information on retention and distribution of participants who have completed their training or service in Bureau of Health Workforce programs from 2012-2018. Shows retention rates for National Health Service Corps and Nurse Corps alumni and includes filters for various clinician, program, location, and site characteristics. Features statistics with breakdowns by percentages of clinicians currently working in Health Professional Shortage Areas or working in rural communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Oklahoma Board of Nursing Agency Data
Provides information on nurses licensed in Oklahoma, including supply by county for licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses (RNs), and advanced practiced registered nurses (APRNs). Contains data on average age of nurses by county and APRNs with prescriptive authority by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Board of Nursing
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Healthcare Workforce Data Findings
Provides a collection of health workforce reports for a wide range of professions in Virginia. Includes provider demographics, geographic distribution, income, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Health Workforce Connector
Resource for finding job opportunities at National Health Service Corps and Nurse Corps sites. Includes in-depth site information, as well as information on vacancies. Searchable by keyword and location.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Health Service Corps
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North Carolina Health Professional Supply Data
Data system providing demographic information on active, licensed health professionals practicing in North Carolina as of October 31 of each data year. Searchable by profession and specialty.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
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