Jun 09, 2011

Federal Nursing Education and Other Federal Nursing Issues

June 9, 2011

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Hosted on June 9, 2011  

This webinar provided “Connect” participants with information on current federal funding for nursing education and other relevant details to help prepare them for their Hill meetings. The primary audience for this webinar was the June 2011 Connect participants and the Action Coalition co-leads from those states.

Presentation Overview 

  • Federal Funding for Nursing Education (Recent History and Outlook)
  • Background and Update on Medicare Graduate Nursing Education Demonstration
  • Congressional Letter to Federal Trade Commission regarding Barriers to APRN Practice


  • Peter Reinecke, Legislative Consultant, AARP

Additional materials from the webinar:

Congressional letter to the Federal Trade Commission.
Federal Trade Commission response letter.
Graduate Nursing Education Coalition letter to Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator.
Powerpoint presentation.