The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency (ANE-NPR) funding opportunity. The application cycle closes on March 4, 2019 with a total of $20 million available to fund approximately 20 awards. Applicants can apply for up to $500,000 in year one and up to $1,000,000 in years 2, 3 and 4.
The purpose of this new program is to prepare and increase the number of new nurse practitioners (NPs) in primary care practice in community-based settings through clinical and academic focused 12-month nurse practitioner residency (NPR) programs. Preference will be considered for projects that benefit rural or underserved populations.
For this program, specialties that have a primary care focus may include Family, Adult Family, Adult-Gerontology, Pediatric, Women’s Health Care, Nurse Midwife, Psychiatric Mental Health, and Psychiatric-Mental Health Family.
Applicants are required to address their use and adoption of telehealth and other health care technology, as applicable, which increase readiness to practice and prepare advanced NPs in primary care to expand access to high quality care where it’s most needed. A grant technical assistance call will be held on January 8, 2019 from 1:30-3:30 ET. Call-In option 888-917-8043, passcode 2778084 or via web link.