Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention-Veteran's Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Program, 26107 [2017-11708]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 107 / Tuesday, June 6, 2017 / Notices proposed collection of information; (c) 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. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Robert Sargis, Report Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–11589 Filed 6–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–41–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention—Veteran’s Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Program Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice of single-source awards for Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention—Veteran’s Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Program. AGENCY: HRSA is providing singlesource awards to two cohorts of current Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR)—Veteran’s Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (VBSN) Program recipients. The purpose of the NEPQR–VBSN program is to provide training to veterans and equip them with the tools necessary to successfully transition into civilian nurse professional careers. These awards will enable NEPQR–VBSN grantees to continue to train the 672 veteran students who are in the middle of their degree studies. Of this number, approximately 120 students are expected to graduate in 2018, take the NCLEX–RN licensing exam, and transition as highly skilled BSN nurses into the civilian workforce. Approximately $6.2 million is available for single-source awards to these NEPQR–VBSN grantees. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kasey Farrell, Nursing Education and Practice Branch Chief, Division of Nursing and Public Health, Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, 11N110, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Phone: (301) 443–0188, Email: kfarrell@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Intended Recipients of the Awards: mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:52 Jun 05, 2017 Jkt 241001 University of Alabama, Birmingham Florida International University (will receive two awards) University of South Florida Jacksonville University Davenport University Research Foundation of State University of New York, Stony Brook University of Texas at Arlington Hampton University Shenandoah University National University George Washington University University of Hawaii, Manoa University of Kentucky, Lexington University of Michigan, Flint University of Southern Mississippi University of North Carolina, Greensboro Excelsior University Duquesne University Francis Marion University Amount of Awards: $6,243,412. Project Period: July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018 OR September 1, 2017, to August 31, 2018. CFDA Number: 93.359. Authority: Sections 831 and 831A of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act. Justification: One-year awards for NEPQR–VBSN Program recipients will enable grant recipients to support the 672 veterans enrolled in the program. For the proposed 1-year budget period, the program funds shall be used for the same purposes as the grant recipients’ current statement of work (e.g., supporting, teaching and graduating veteran students and developing models for preparing faculty members and other personnel to work with and teach veteran students). This single-source award will help grantees support the current veteran students enrolled in the program and align all NEPQR–VBSN grantee project periods to end in 2018. Dated: May 30, 2017. George Sigounas, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2017–11708 Filed 6–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, Part C Early Intervention Services Grant Under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice of Noncompetitive Single-source Award: Fiscal Year 2017 AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26107 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part C Early Intervention Services Program Existing Geographic Service Area (EISEGA). To prevent a lapse in comprehensive HIV primary care services for persons living with HIV, HRSA will provide one-time noncompetitive single-source award to Staywell Health Care, Inc. The purpose of the RWHAP Part C EISEGA is to provide HIV primary care in the outpatient setting to targeted low income, underinsured, and uninsured people living with HIV. Pending the availability of appropriated funds, the amount of the fiscal year (FY) 2017 award will be based on the amount of the FY 2016 RWHAP Part C EISEGA award to the relinquishing recipient. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CAPT Mahyar Mofidi, DMD, Ph.D., Director, Division of Community HIV/ AIDS Programs, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, 09N09, Rockville, MD 20857, Phone: (301) 443–2075, Email: mmofidi@ hrsa.gov. For media inquiries, contact HRSA’s Office of Communications at (301) 443–3376. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Intended Recipient of the Award: Staywell Health Care, Inc. Amount of Non-Competitive Award: $426,543. Period of Funding: April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018, and pre-award costs from January 1, 2017–March 31, 2017. CFDA Number: 93.918. SUMMARY: Authority: Section 2651–2667 of the Public Health Service Act, (42 U.S.C. 300ff–51 through 67) and section 2693 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Act of 2009 (P.L. 111–87). Justification: Greater Waterbury Health Network, including Waterbury Hospital Health Center, recently sold all assets to Prospect Medical Holdings. This sale was approved by state regulators and resulted in the organization becoming a for-profit entity on October 1, 2016. The for-profit Waterbury Hospital Health Center is no longer eligible to receive RWHAP Part C EISEGA funds (per Section 2652(a) of the Public Health Service Act). Staywell Health Care, Inc. is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. They provide primary medical care; chronic disease management, including HIV care and treatment, counseling, and mental health; lab work; and dental care to E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention--Veteran's 
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Program

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice of single-source awards for Nurse Education, Practice, 
Quality and Retention--Veteran's Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing 
Program.

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SUMMARY: HRSA is providing single-source awards to two cohorts of 
current Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR)--
Veteran's Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (VBSN) Program 
recipients. The purpose of the NEPQR-VBSN program is to provide 
training to veterans and equip them with the tools necessary to 
successfully transition into civilian nurse professional careers. These 
awards will enable NEPQR-VBSN grantees to continue to train the 672 
veteran students who are in the middle of their degree studies. Of this 
number, approximately 120 students are expected to graduate in 2018, 
take the NCLEX-RN licensing exam, and transition as highly skilled BSN 
nurses into the civilian workforce. Approximately $6.2 million is 
available for single-source awards to these NEPQR-VBSN grantees.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kasey Farrell, Nursing Education and 
Practice Branch Chief, Division of Nursing and Public Health, Bureau of 
Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 
Fishers Lane, 11N110, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Phone: (301) 443-0188, 
Email: kfarrell@hrsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Intended Recipients of the Awards:

University of Alabama, Birmingham
Florida International University (will receive two awards)
University of South Florida
Jacksonville University
Davenport University
Research Foundation of State University of New York, Stony Brook
University of Texas at Arlington
Hampton University
Shenandoah University
National University
George Washington University
University of Hawaii, Manoa
University of Kentucky, Lexington
University of Michigan, Flint
University of Southern Mississippi
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Excelsior University
Duquesne University
Francis Marion University

    Amount of Awards: $6,243,412.
    Project Period: July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018 OR September 1, 
2017, to August 31, 2018.
    CFDA Number: 93.359.
    Authority: Sections 831 and 831A of the Public Health Service (PHS) 
Act.
    Justification: One-year awards for NEPQR-VBSN Program recipients 
will enable grant recipients to support the 672 veterans enrolled in 
the program. For the proposed 1-year budget period, the program funds 
shall be used for the same purposes as the grant recipients' current 
statement of work (e.g., supporting, teaching and graduating veteran 
students and developing models for preparing faculty members and other 
personnel to work with and teach veteran students). This single-source 
award will help grantees support the current veteran students enrolled 
in the program and align all NEPQR-VBSN grantee project periods to end 
in 2018.

    Dated: May 30, 2017.
George Sigounas,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2017-11708 Filed 6-5-17; 8:45 am]
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