Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Iowa Nurses Offered Incentive to Get Jobs as Instructors

Last week, Tony Leys of the Des Moines Register discussed how Iowa nurses are being offered incentives to not only pursue advanced degrees but to become nursing instructors as well. The incentive being offered by Iowa Student Loan, a private company, offers a $4,000 grant to nurses who are teaching nursing courses or plan to do so. This incentive falls directly in line with recommendations made by the Initiative on the Future of Nursing committee's report: "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health".

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1 comment:

  1. Do hospital contracts incentivize obtaining advance degrees or certificates? I think it only makes sense to encourage and pay nurses for increasing their knowledge skill and expertise.
    - Rob RN