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NCSBN

November 13, 2009 06:00 ET

NCSBN® Center for Regulatory Excellence Research Program Announces Deadline of March 1, 2010, for Application Submissions

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - November 13, 2009) - The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) Center for Regulatory Excellence Grant Program announces a deadline of March 1, 2010, for application submissions for its third funding cycle. To be eligible for funding grants, applicants must either be a member board of NCSBN, or a professional organization, state agency or individual interested in the advancement of nursing regulation.

The Center for Regulatory Excellence Grant Program funds innovative projects that can have measurable impact on nursing regulation and can create meaningful change. Research priorities include: patient safety; practice (licensed practical/vocational nurses [LPN/VN], registered nurses [RN] and advanced practice registered nurses [APRN]); nursing education; continued competence; discipline and alternatives to discipline; and national and international portability.

Grant awards have a $300,000 per project limit. The deadline for the 2010 Center for Regulatory Excellence Grant Program submissions is March 1, 2010.

Since the Center for Regulatory Excellence Grant Program began in 2007, it has awarded nearly $5 million in grants.

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) is a not-for-profit organization whose members include the boards of nursing in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories -- American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and the Virgin Islands. There are also four associate members.

Mission: The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), composed of Member Boards, provides leadership to advance regulatory excellence for public protection.

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Chicago, IL 60601-4277

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