Ivey Receives HRSA Award to Train Dual Option Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Jean Ivey, DSN, CRNP, PNP-PC, Associate Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing received a three year $772,143 award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA) for a project entitled “Dual Option Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Doctor of Nursing Practice Project.” 

This project will develop Pediatric Nurse Practitioners who are qualified to sit for national certification exams in both primary and acute care.  This program will provide a mechanism for advanced practice pediatric nurses to obtain the necessary certification to deliver high quality care across care settings.

To learn more about the dual option program click here.