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Nursing Scholarship/Loan Program Guidelines 2019-2020

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The 2019-2020 Nursing Application will be open April 15, 2019 – June 1, 2019. You can access the online application by visiting www.wvcenterfornursing.org or visiting www.cfwv.com under Financial Aid Planning>Find Scholarships. Follow us on Twitter for scholarship and program updates at @WVcentr4nursing. Students must be a West Virginia resident enrolled in an accredited West Virginia

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WVCN New Administrator

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WVCN Appoints Lissa Gonzalez as its New Administrator  The Board of Directors of the West Virginia Center for Nursing has announced the appointment of Lissa Gonzalez, MSN, MBA, APRN, FNP-BC, as the Center’s administrator. Lissa joined the Center in late November 2018 after the retirement of the previous administrator Drema Pierson in July. “I am

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Long Term Care Services Nursing Demand Projections 2015 – 2030

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This is one in a series of HRSA reports on the health care workforce, in this case intended to provide information on the future demand for RNs and LPNs in LTSS. These occupations are faced with the challenges of a rapidly aging U.S. population, with longer life expectancy and rising burden of disease. Looking to

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West Virginia Center for Nursing Awards $469,250 in Nursing Scholarships for 2018-2019

West Virginia Center for Nursing Awards $469,250 in Nursing Scholarships for 2018-2019

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West Virginia Center for Nursing Awards $469,250 in Nursing Scholarships for 2018-2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Center for Nursing announced that 287 West Virginia nursing students will receive funds totaling $469,250 as part of the Nursing Scholarship Program. The program, which is administered by the West Virginia Center for Nursing in conjunction with

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Nursing Workforce 2017 Data Summary

Nursing Workforce 2017 Data Summary

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The Community and Technical College System of West Virginia (CTCS), the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC) and the West Virginia Center for Nursing hosted a roundtable discussion regarding critical nursing shortages in West Virginia.   CTCS Chancellor Sarah Tucker, HEPC Chancellor Paul Hill, Administrator of the West Virginia Center for Nursing, Drema Pierson as well as, nurse

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West Virginia 2016 Nurse Faculty Survey released

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In 2016, the West Virginia Center for Nursing undertook a survey of nursing programs leading to the associate or bachelors degree preparing students for licensure as a registered nurse. The WV Center for Nursing presents these data for education planning, workforce planning, and potential legislative solutions to the continuing nursing and faculty shortage. Click here

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The West Virginia Center for Nursing Releases 2015 Employment and Wage data for West Virginia Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Advanced Practice Nurses

The West Virginia Center for Nursing Releases 2015 Employment and Wage data for West Virginia Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Advanced Practice Nurses

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The West Virginia Center for Nursing Releases 2015 Employment and Wage data for West Virginia Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Advanced Practice Nurses  The West Virginia Center for Nursing has released 2015 Employment and Wage data for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and advanced practice nurses for West Virginia and surrounding states, and for

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West Virginia Center for Nursing Awards $225,000 in Scholarships

West Virginia Center for Nursing Awards $225,000 in Scholarships

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  The West Virginia Center for Nursing awards $225,000 in scholarships-News  Release  The West Virginia Center for Nursing announces that 76 students will receive funds totaling $225,000 as part of the Nursing Scholarship Program for the 2016-17 academic year.   The program, which is administered by the West Virginia Center for Nursing in conjunction with the

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WVCN Administrator Retiring.

WVCN Administrator Retiring.

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Drema Pierson, RN, MSN, MBA, Administrator, West Virginia Center for Nursing is retiring. “It has been a privilege and a pleasure working with the WVCN Board of Directors and nursing community to advance the mission and vision of the West Virginia Center for Nursing.” “I am grateful for the opportunity to have been part of

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