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National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice

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Acting Designated Federal Officer (DFO) - Kim Huffman
khuffman@hrsa.gov
 

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Upcoming Meetings:

March 15-16, 2017
Meeting Day 1: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 
from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST)
Meeting Day 2: Thursday, March 16, 2017 
from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (EST)
Call in: 800-988-0212  Passcode:  8004818
Register now.
Agenda will be forthcoming.

The Secretary of Health and Human Services and, by delegation, the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), are charged under Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, with responsibility for a wide range of activities in support of nursing education and practice which include: enhancement of the composition of the nursing workforce, improvement of the distribution and utilization of nurses to meet the health needs of the Nation, expansion of the knowledge, skills, and capabilities of nurses to enhance the quality of nursing practice, development and dissemination of improved models of organization, financing and delivery of nursing services and promotion of interdisciplinary approaches to the delivery of health services particularly in the context of public health and primary care.

The National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP) advises the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Congress on policy issues related to the Title VIII programs administered by the HRSA Bureau of Health Workforce Division of Nursing, including nurse workforce supply, education, and practice improvement.

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