Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT)

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Investigator: David Vlahov, RN, PhD, FAAN
Sponsor: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Location(s): United States

Description

The purpose of the AENT Program is to increase the number of advanced education nurses trained to practice as primary care providers and/or nursing faculty to address the nurse faculty shortage that inhibits nursing schools from educating the number of nurses need to meet demand.  This purpose is met by providing grant funding for traineeships that will pay all or part of the costs of the tuition, books, and fees of the program of advanced nurse education, and the reasonable living expenses of the individual during the period for which the traineeship is provide