UMaine Faculty of Nursing increasing programming for aspiring household nurse practitioners

ORONO — The College of Maine Faculty of Nursing acquired a $1.96 million grant to offer monetary help and new instructional alternatives to aspiring household nurse practitioners who might help enhance entry to main care in rural and underserved areas of Maine.

The four-year grant from the Well being Companies Sources Administration’s Superior Nursing Training Workforce Program will permit UMaine Nursing to offer monetary help to roughly 40 college students pursuing a grasp of science in nursing diploma with a household nurse practitioner focus. It additionally helps a brand new preceptor coaching program, persevering with training and enhanced studying choices that can practice these college students to assist handle essential well being care gaps in Maine, together with LGBTQ+ care, substance use dysfunction remedy and companies for childhood weight problems and different weight-related points. 

College students excited by enrolling for fall 2023 can assessment admission necessities on the Faculty of Nursing web site and speak to program coordinator Sean Sibley ([email protected]) for extra info. For the 2023–24 educational 12 months, individuals within the ANEW program can count on tuition and residing bills to be $23,000, with extra funding accessible for many who function scientific and lab instructors for the bachelor’s in nursing program.