Lourdes University Receives HRSA Grant
Lourdes University Provost Dr. Geoffrey J. Grubb and Director of the Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Anesthesia Program Dawn AuBuchon, CRNA, are pleased to announce that the program has been granted $53,989 in funding for the 2018-19 academic year through the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). The Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships Program will provide traineeship awards to eligible students. Funds may be used for full or partial costs of tuition and fees, books/e-books, stipends for living expenses, or to attend workshops and conferences on topics including but not limited to Reduced Opioid Abuse, Multi-Modal Pain Management, and Recovery. “We are pleased that HRSA has renewed the grant and also increased funding for the upcoming academic year,” says Ms. AuBuchon. HRSA The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary federal agency for improving health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable. HRSA programs help those in need of high-quality primary health care, people living with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women and mothers. HRSA also supports the training of health professionals, the distribution of providers to areas where they are needed most and improvements in healthcare delivery. Tens of millions of Americans receive quality, affordable health care and other services through HRSA's 90-plus programs and more than 3,000 grantees. HRSA Grant Programs This Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $53,989 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government. Recipients are required to use this language when issuing statements, press releases, requests for proposals, bid solicitations, and other HRSA-supported publications and forums describing projects or programs funded in whole or in part with HRSA funding. Examples of HRSA-supported publications include, but are not limited to, manuals, toolkits, resource guides, case studies and issues briefs. Lourdes University Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Anesthesia Program The Lourdes University Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Anesthesia Program and Graduate Nurse Certificate are fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs through fall 2026. Graduates of the MSN:NAP are prepared to fulfill the requirements to sit for the National Certification Examination (NCE). The MSN:NAP Program has a 100% employment rate in the field within six months of graduation.
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