Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice, 19151 [2020-07115]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 66 / Monday, April 6, 2020 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kennita Carter, MD, Senior Advisor and Designated Federal Official, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301– 945–9505; or BHWCOGME@hrsa.gov. Correction: Meeting will be a one-day webinar and conference call only rather than two-days and in-person as previously announced. Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2020–07147 Filed 4–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP) has scheduled a writing subcommittee public meeting. Information about NACNEP, the agenda, and materials for this meeting can be found on the NACNEP website at https://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/nursing/index.html. DATES: April 20, 2020, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held by teleconference, and/or Adobe Connect webinar. • Webinar link. https:// www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/ nursing/meetings.html. • Conference call-in number: 1–888– 455–4141; Passcode: FACA Meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Camillus Ezeike, Ph.D., LL.M. J.D., RN, PMP, Designated Federal Official, NACNEP, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301–443–2886; or BHWNACNEP@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NACNEP provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of HHS and the U.S. Congress on policy issues related to the activities carried out under Title VIII of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, including the range of issues relating to the nurse workforce, education, and jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Apr 03, 2020 Jkt 250001 practice improvement. NACNEP also prepares and submits an annual report to the Secretary of HHS and Congress describing its activities, including NACNEP’s findings and recommendations concerning activities under Title VIII of the PHS Act. During the April 20, 2020, meeting, the writing sub-committee of NACNEP will review recent literature and hear from an expert speaker on the topic of its 17th Report to Congress, Preparing Nurse Faculty, and Addressing the Shortage of Nurse Faculty and Clinical Preceptors. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Refer to the NACNEP website for updated information concerning the meeting. The final agenda will be posted at least 14 calendar days before the meeting. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. Public participants may submit written statements in advance of the scheduled meeting. Oral comments will be honored in the order they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Requests to submit a written statement or make oral comments to NACNEP should be sent to Camillus Ezeike using the contact information above at least 3 business days before the meeting. Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2020–07115 Filed 4–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority This notice amends Part R of the Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (60 FR 56605, as amended November 6, 1995; as last amended at 84 FR 49535–49540 dated September 20, 2019). HRSA is making changes within the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) in order to realign the functions for the management of emerging rural health program initiatives, including rural substance abuse programs. This reorganization updates the organization, functions, and delegation of authority of FORHP (RH). 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[FR Doc No: 2020-07115]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and 
Practice

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this 
notice announces that the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education 
and Practice (NACNEP) has scheduled a writing subcommittee public 
meeting. Information about NACNEP, the agenda, and materials for this 
meeting can be found on the NACNEP website at https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/nursing/index.html.

DATES: April 20, 2020, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held by teleconference, and/or Adobe 
Connect webinar.
     Webinar link. https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/nursing/meetings.html.
     Conference call-in number: 1-888-455-4141; Passcode: FACA 
Meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Camillus Ezeike, Ph.D., LL.M. J.D., 
RN, PMP, Designated Federal Official, NACNEP, Bureau of Health 
Workforce, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301-443-
2886; or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NACNEP provides advice and recommendations 
to the Secretary of HHS and the U.S. Congress on policy issues related 
to the activities carried out under Title VIII of the Public Health 
Service (PHS) Act, including the range of issues relating to the nurse 
workforce, education, and practice improvement. NACNEP also prepares 
and submits an annual report to the Secretary of HHS and Congress 
describing its activities, including NACNEP's findings and 
recommendations concerning activities under Title VIII of the PHS Act.
    During the April 20, 2020, meeting, the writing sub-committee of 
NACNEP will review recent literature and hear from an expert speaker on 
the topic of its 17th Report to Congress, Preparing Nurse Faculty, and 
Addressing the Shortage of Nurse Faculty and Clinical Preceptors. 
Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Refer to the 
NACNEP website for updated information concerning the meeting. The 
final agenda will be posted at least 14 calendar days before the 
meeting.
    Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide 
comments. Public participants may submit written statements in advance 
of the scheduled meeting. Oral comments will be honored in the order 
they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Requests to 
submit a written statement or make oral comments to NACNEP should be 
sent to Camillus Ezeike using the contact information above at least 3 
business days before the meeting.

Maria G. Button,
Director, Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2020-07115 Filed 4-3-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4165-15-P