North Park University

Award / $36,800

Priority / Healthcare Workforce Development

Location / Chicago, IL Cook County Focus

Grant Summary:

North Park University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences is respectfully requesting 36,800 from the Telligen Community Initiative to support the launch of a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program including online course content. This project addresses an identified need in the healthcare field for more nurses prepared with doctorates to provide more complex care, conduct scientific research, assume leadership positions, and train the next generation of nurses. This project is closely aligned with Telligen’s Community Initiative – Healthcare Workforce Development priority by providing nursing students from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds with access to quality higher education in the field of healthcare.