The Department of Higher Education (DHE) Nursing Education Redesign Grants for FY2014 were recently announced in March and April. The awards, totaling $243,911, are made through the DHE’s Nursing and Allied Health Initiative (N&AHI).
- Cape Cod Community College: $49,800
"RN to BSN Program,” in partnership with UMass Boston.
- Fitchburg State University: $53,840
"Pathways to LPN and to BSN for Veterans," in partnership with Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School.
- University of Massachusetts Dartmouth: $16,730
"Analysis of Nurse Competency Assessment Tool (NCAT) based on MA Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competencies Model,” in partnership with St. Anne’s Hospital-Steward and St. Vincent’s Hospital.
- University of Massachusetts Lowell: $31,800
“The NP Attending and NP Education Unit: Two Models to Increase Faculty and Preceptor Capacity," in partnership with the Lowell Community Health Center and the Nevins Methuen PACE Center.
- Holyoke Community College: $41,741
“The PN2RN Program will develop a seamless LPN to BSN academic pathway”, in partnership with Elms College and Wingate Health Care.
- American International College: $50,000
“Seamless Nursing Redesign Project to enhance the educational pathway for RNs seeking a BSN and to increase the number of advanced practice nurses,” in partnership with Noble Hospital, Baystate Medical Center and Springfield Technical Community College (STCC).