Rural Provider and Health Care Staff Training and Education Initiative (RPSTI)

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Deadlines
Aug 30, 2013
Contact
Nancy Maher
Program Analyst
Phone: 202.461.1774
Email: nancy.maher@va.gov
Purpose

The Rural Provider and Health Care Staff Training and Education Initiative (RPSTI) provides grants to establish and operate training and educational programs for providers, clinical staff and non clinical staff working in rural and highly rural VA facilities.

Grant funds may be used for salaries, educational materials, equipment, and other infrastructure costs associated with developing and delivering training and education for providers, clinical staff and non clinical staff working in rural and highly rural VA facilities.

Eligibility

Applicants must be either:

  • VA facilities in designated rural or highly-rural areas that wish to expand or develop opportunities to engage in health professions training and education, OR
  • “Parent” VA facilities (which do not need to be in rural areas) that have Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) or Tele-health Clinics which serve Veterans residing in rural or highly-rural areas wishing to become training sites or to expand their role in training.
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award Ceiling: $250,000 per year

Application process

Applicant sites will submit proposals through their VISN Rural Consultant.

Tagged as
Hospitals and clinics, Job training and adult education, Nurses, Physicians and mid-level practitioners, Veteran health, Workforce



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