U.S. gives $1.1M to support training of psychiatric NPs

11/26/2012 | AL.com (Alabama)

The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration awarded University of Alabama at Birmingham's School of Nursing a $1.1 million, three-year grant to help put more psychiatric nurse practitioners into the workforce, particularly in rural areas. In exchange for the grant, UAB promised to admit 10 students annually into its training program, but the university may admit nearly 30 students, said project director Teena McGuinness.

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