Governor Moore Announces $5.8 Million in Grant Awards for Maryland Nursing Programs

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A major step has been taken toward addressing Maryland’s nursing shortage. Nine of the state’s nursing programs will receive funding in the amount of $5.8 million. The FY24 Competitive Institutional Grant funding includes one-year resource grants, multi-year implementation grants, and planning grants to get more students out of the classroom and into the workforce. Governor…

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Bayhealth Incentivizes Applicants With Student Loan Relief

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Applicants for certain positions with Bayhealth could get help with their student loans. In an effort to attract needed staff to its workforce, Bayhealth will provide qualified applicants with up to $30,000 of loan repayment. That’s for a three-year-commitment to work at Bayhealth. The program is available for nurses, respiratory therapists, patient care technicians and…

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Maryland Takes Steps To Get More Nurses On The Job

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Maryland is hoping to get more nurses working to mitigate staffing shortages. Health Secretary Dennis Schrader said Thursday that he has issued a notice that states that registered nurses or licensed practical nurses with an active license in another state or jurisdiction may provide nursing care in Maryland.The leaders of nursing training and education programs…

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