University awarded $652,000 grant to assist doctor of nursing practice program students

Nursing students practice their skills in the health assessment lab on our North Haven Campus.

Nursing students practice their skills in the health assessment lab on our North Haven Campus.

The School of Nursing at Quinnipiac University has been awarded a $652,000 grant that will be used to support underrepresented students in its doctor of nursing practice program.

The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded Quinnipiac an Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Program grant, which was created to increase the number of advanced education nurses trained to practice as primary care providers and/or nursing faculty to address the nurse faculty shortage. The grant runs from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for our students,” said Laima Karosas, clinical associate professor and director of the nurse practitioner and post MSN programs at Quinnipiac. “This grant will be used for nurse practitioner education, especially nurse practitioners who want to work in primary care.”

Read the full story at www.quinnipiac.edu.


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