December 1, 2022

Another six health systems, schools starting nursing programs

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

Another six health systems and schools are starting nursing programs and partnerships or plan to do so, the November 30, Becker’s Hospital Review reports.

  • UMass Chan Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, is starting a nurse preceptor academy.
  • The West Virginia Professional Charter School Board approved a proposal for the first accelerated nursing program.
  • University of Phoenix College of Nursing, Tempe, Arizona, received accreditation for a doctor of nursing practice degree program.
  • University of Michigan Health-West, Wyoming, Michigan, is offering up to three semesters of paid tuition to Grand Rapids Community College nursing students who agree to work for them after graduation.
  • Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Oakland, California, has partnered with the Emergency Nurses Association to bring an Emergency Nurse Residency Program to 15 of its emergency departments.
  • Baltimore, Maryland-based Dwyer Workforce Development has expanded its program in Texas to provide free certified nursing assistant training.

Becker’s also listed six more schools on November 10, four schools in September, and 11 schools in July. Becker’s will continue to add to the list as they become available.


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