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Education, Training & Workforce Projects

Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Program

The Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program brings better health to rural Utah. Graduate nursing students and community members reap the benefits of rural training opportunities.

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Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program

The Utah Geriatric Education Consortium (UGEC) was established in July 2015 in order to improve long term health care through the education of the workforce providing associated services.

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Nurse Education, Practice, Quality & Retention Program

The NEPQR program aims to increase the access to and quality of behavioral health services through team-based care models in interprofessional nurse-led primary care teams in rural or underserved areas.

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Utah Rural Opioid Healthcare Consortium (UROHC)

The Utah Opioid Healthcare Consortium—Collaborative Care Model (UROHC-CCM) focuses on reducing opioid usage and dependence in Carbon, Emery, and Wayne Counties—three sparsely populated areas in east-central Utah that have some of the highest rates of opioid-related deaths in the state.

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Advancing Acute Care Nurses to Address and Manage Social Determinants of Health

This project aims to enhance the capacity of undergraduate nurses to address complex care needs and improve health outcomes, health equity, and health care access.

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