Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN)

Award / $49,639

Priority / Healthcare Workforce Development

Location / Illinois

Grant Summary

Goal is the creation of a statewide Workforce Academy that specifically targets the training and ongoing educational needs of nurses and allied health professionals in small, rural hospital settings. Funding will implement e-learning web technology (Zoom cloud video conferencing technology, WebEx webinar technology and Moodle learning management system) into the existing nurse residency and preceptor program that ICAHN has piloted. Additionally, resources will be used to develop an Allied Health Professional Development training curriculum to be introduced to critical access hospitals in 2015.