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Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Registered Nurses in Primary Care (RNPC) Training Program

  • Program Name:Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention
  • Activity Code:UK1
  • Application Available:11/9/2017
  • Application Deadline:1/29/2018
  • Created By:Beach, Dawn
  • Created On:1/5/2017
  • Last Updated by:User, Administrator
  • Last Updated On:3/21/2018
  • Estimated Project Start Date:7/1/2018

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Not Available

 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-18-012
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.359
Provisional No
Activity Code UK1
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2018


This notice solicits applications for the Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Registered Nurses in Primary Care (RNPC) Training Program.  The purpose of this four-year training program is to recruit and train nursing students and current registered nurses (RNs) to practice to the full scope of their license in community-based primary care teams to increase access to care, with an emphasis on chronic disease prevention and control, including mental health and substance use conditions.  The program aims to achieve a sustainable primary care nursing workforce equipped with the competencies necessary to address pressing national public health issues, even the distribution of the nursing workforce, improve access to care and improve population health outcomes by strengthening the capacity for basic nurse education and practice and addressing national nursing needs under three priority areas: education, practice and retention, as authorized by PHS Act sections 831(a)-(c) and 831A(a)-(c).

 Application Information

Application Available 11/09/2017
Application Deadline 01/29/2018
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 03/30/2018
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424 R&R
Allow Applications to be Reopened in EHBs No
FOA Available Yes
Competitive Application Types Supported New
Allow Electronic Submission N/A
Page Limit for Application
Allow Multiple Applications
from an Organization from
Electronic Submission Instruction Electronic submission is/will be available in Grants.Gov

 General Information

Projected Award Date N/A
Estimated Project Period N/A
Estimated Project Start Date 07/01/2018
Estimated Project End Date 06/30/2022
Estimated Amount of this Competition $30,100,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 43
Estimated Average Size of Awards $0.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement Yes

 Contact Information

Name Carolyn Nganga-Good
Phone Number (301)443-0000

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
HRSA-18-012 Final.pdf 223 kB 11/09/2017
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No documents attached
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