Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request, 81514-81515 [2011-33295]

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L. 104–13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer at (301) 443– 1129. Comments are invited on: (a) The proposed collection of information for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency; (b) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Proposed Project: Area Health Education Centers Project on the Mental and Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Issues of Veterans/Service E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 81515 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 249 / Wednesday, December 28, 2011 / Notices Members and Their Families (OMB No. 0915-xxxx) ¥ [NEW]. The Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program consists of interdisciplinary, community-based, primary care training programs where academic and community-based leaders work to improve the distribution, diversity, supply, and quality of health care personnel. The AHEC Program grantees include schools of medicine or osteopathic medicine, an incorporated consortium of such schools, or the parent institution of such schools. In a State with no AHEC program in operation, a school of nursing is eligible to apply. AHEC grantees contract with community-based AHEC centers to implement educational activities that involve several health professions disciplines and expose students to primary care and the needs of underserved areas and health disparity populations. The training of primary care personnel is a central focus of AHEC programs, where emphasis is placed on training individuals in primary care delivery sites (in both rural and other underserved areas). The AHEC programs and centers, along with State and local partners, implement student training programs, continuing education for healthcare providers, and health careers outreach activities that are responsive to the current healthcare workforce and service needs of underserved areas and health disparity populations of a state or region. Number of respondents Instrument The AHEC Program is implementing a project to provide high quality, culturally competent care to veterans/ service members and their families by providing continuing education (CE) to civilian primary care, mental and behavioral health, and other healthcare providers. The purpose of these data collection instruments, including the CE Evaluation Results Form and the CE Evaluation Follow-Up Form, is to provide data to inform and support the evaluation of the project, assess the extent to which the CE provided affected a provider’s clinical or administrative practice, and provide aggregate information about the providers trained and project activities. Responses per respondent Total responses Hours per response Total burden hours CE Evaluation Results Form ............................................... CE Evaluation Follow-Up Form ........................................... 10,000 2,000 1 1 10,000 2,000 .5 .17 5,000 340 Total .............................................................................. 1 10,000 ........................ ........................ ........................ 5,340 1 The CE Evaluation Follow-Up Form will only be completed by a sample of the total CE participants. Thus, the 2,000 respondents will not be unique respondents, but instead a sub-set of the CE Evaluation Results Form respondents. The annual estimate of burden is as follows: Email comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 10–33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice. December 21, 2011. Reva Harris, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 249 (Wednesday, December 28, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 81514-81515]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-33295]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Comment Request

    In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995, Pub. L. 104-13), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects 
being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more 
information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data 
collection plans and draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or 
call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer at (301) 443-1129.
    Comments are invited on: (a) The proposed collection of information 
for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency; (b) the 
accuracy of the Agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology.
    Proposed Project: Area Health Education Centers Project on the 
Mental and Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Issues of Veterans/
Service

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Members and Their Families (OMB No. 0915-xxxx) - [NEW].
    The Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program consists of 
interdisciplinary, community-based, primary care training programs 
where academic and community-based leaders work to improve the 
distribution, diversity, supply, and quality of health care personnel. 
The AHEC Program grantees include schools of medicine or osteopathic 
medicine, an incorporated consortium of such schools, or the parent 
institution of such schools. In a State with no AHEC program in 
operation, a school of nursing is eligible to apply. AHEC grantees 
contract with community-based AHEC centers to implement educational 
activities that involve several health professions disciplines and 
expose students to primary care and the needs of underserved areas and 
health disparity populations. The training of primary care personnel is 
a central focus of AHEC programs, where emphasis is placed on training 
individuals in primary care delivery sites (in both rural and other 
underserved areas). The AHEC programs and centers, along with State and 
local partners, implement student training programs, continuing 
education for healthcare providers, and health careers outreach 
activities that are responsive to the current healthcare workforce and 
service needs of underserved areas and health disparity populations of 
a state or region.
    The AHEC Program is implementing a project to provide high quality, 
culturally competent care to veterans/service members and their 
families by providing continuing education (CE) to civilian primary 
care, mental and behavioral health, and other healthcare providers. The 
purpose of these data collection instruments, including the CE 
Evaluation Results Form and the CE Evaluation Follow-Up Form, is to 
provide data to inform and support the evaluation of the project, 
assess the extent to which the CE provided affected a provider's 
clinical or administrative practice, and provide aggregate information 
about the providers trained and project activities.

 
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                                     Number of     Responses per       Total         Hours per     Total burden
           Instrument               respondents     respondent       responses       response          hours
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CE Evaluation Results Form......          10,000               1          10,000              .5           5,000
CE Evaluation Follow-Up Form....           2,000               1           2,000             .17             340
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    Total.......................      \1\ 10,000  ..............  ..............  ..............           5,340
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\1\ The CE Evaluation Follow-Up Form will only be completed by a sample of the total CE participants. Thus, the
  2,000 respondents will not be unique respondents, but instead a sub-set of the CE Evaluation Results Form
  respondents.

    The annual estimate of burden is as follows:
    Email comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Reports 
Clearance Officer, Room 10-33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, 
Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days 
of this notice.

    December 21, 2011.
Reva Harris,
Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2011-33295 Filed 12-27-11; 8:45 am]
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