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NCSBN Center Seeking Research Proposals for Up to $300K in Funding

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October 29, 2012 - The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has announced a deadline of Jan. 18, 2013, for submission of scientific proposals to its Center for Regulatory Excellence grant program.

The Center for Regulatory Excellence awards grant funding for up to $300,000 for scientific research projects that advance the science of nursing regulation and build regulatory expertise worldwide. Grants are awarded to qualified researchers who are interested in, though not limited to, the following research priorities:

Patient safety;

Scope of practice (licensed practical/vocational nurses [LPN/VN], registered nurses [RN] and advanced practice registered nurses [APRN] issues);

Nursing education;

Continued competence;

Discipline and alternatives to discipline; and

National and international regulatory issues and/or portability.

Since the Center for Regulatory Excellence Grant Program began in 2007, it has awarded more than $8 million in grants. Visit the Center for Regulatory Excellence webpage for more information about the program and the application process.


Source: National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)