Posts Categorized: Website

Researches Launch Health Information Law Website

Researchers at The George Washington University’s Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program have launched a website designed to serve as a practical online resource regarding federal and state laws governing access, use, release, and publication of health information. The site, Health Information and the Law (, will aim to address the current legal and regulatory framework for health information, as well as changes in the legal and policy landscape that have an impact on health Read More

RWJF grants fund second-career nursing students

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded grants to 52 schools of nursing as part of the foundation’s New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program, according to a news release. For the 2014-2015 academic year, the schools will receive grants to support traditionally underrepresented students who are making a career switch to nursing through an accelerated baccalaureate or master’s degree program.

“Nursing and nursing education are at a critical juncture right now, and NCIN’s exemplary approach Read More

Nurses help oversee Parkinson’s plan

By Marcia Frellick for ModernHealthcare
Original Source Here
Monday May 19, 2014

New treatments for Parkinson’s patients are in use or being developed to ease the side effects for what can be a debilitating disease, and nurses are helping with research and implementation.
One development is the use of Botox, the injection more commonly thought of as a treatment for reducing wrinkles, said Heintje Calara, RN, MA, Parkinson’s specialist and research nurse at NYU Langone Read More

Nebraska Hospital Association Health Care Career Scholarship Program

Deadline approaching!  May 23, 2014

NHA Health Care Career Scholarship Program 

Health care is a growing and technologically advanced industry. Hospitals across the country, specially in rural states like Nebraska, are experiencing a severe shortage of health care professionals. There are more than 100 different health care professions and it is one of the fastest growing fields of occupation. Put your career aspirations within reach and apply for a scholarship.

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Burnout (and how to avoid it)

10 Questions: Dave Mittman, PA

Published: Apr 20, 2014

By Sarah Wickline, Staff Writer, MedPage Today
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AREA Post-Masters Certificate Program

The Advancing Rural Emergency and Acute care program is a post masters certificate program that will provide family nurse practitioners (FNPs) with the additional skills and preparation needed to lead collaborative teams in the management of multiple chronic conditions.

In the AREA post masters program, the FNP will learn by utilizing an interprofessional education (IPE) model that includes emergency medicine and internal medicine residents and health literacy content provided by a faculty member in the Read More

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program Application Assistance Call


NURSE Corps Scholarship Program Application
Technical Assistance Conference Call
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
8:00 – 10:00 pm ET

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program Application
Technical Assistance Conference Call
Saturday, May 17, 2014
1:00 – 3:00 pm ET

The 2014 NURSE Corps scholarship application cycle is now open! The deadline to apply is May 22, 2014 at 7:30 pm ET. Learn more about program eligibility and requirements.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity Read More

NHSC Scholarship Program Application Help Conference Call

Save the Date!
NHSC Scholarship Program
Application Help Conference Call
Thursday, March 27
8:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET

Are you interested in applying to the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program? Do you have questions about the eligibility requirements, online application process or service commitment once you’ve graduated? Join us for this helpful conference call that will:

Provide a brief overview of the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program
Highlight the key points to Read More

NHSC Scholarships

You can apply to the Scholarship Program if you are committed to primary care and accepted to or enrolled in a fully accredited training program for

  • Physicians (MD or DO)
  • Dentists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Nurse-Midwives
  • Physician Assistants

The scholarship pays tuition, fees, other educational costs, and provides a living stipend  in return for a commitment to work at least 2 years at an approved outpatient facility in a medically underserved community.

The scholarship can be Read More