Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

6  Midwestern State University  (73197)

Principal Investigator: Kathleen Williamson

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 1,395,282

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 7/1/17 - 6/30/19

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Nursing

Department, Center, School, or Institute: Gunn College of Health Sciences & Human Services

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: HRSA Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Grant MUSTANGS project year 2

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Health Resources and Services Administration

Program Title: Advanced Nursing Education Workforce
CFDA Linked: Advanced Education Nursing Grant Program


1.3.1: Curriculum development project where the primary purpose of the project is developing and testing an instructional or educational model through appropriate research methodologies. The purpose of the MUSTANGS project is to prepare family nurse practitioner (FNP) students to gain primary care employment with rural and/or underserved populations through innovative academic and clinical training in rural and/or underserved settings. To ensure the success of the MUSTANGS project, WSON will: (1) create and sustain clinical pipeline strategies with two academic-clinical partnerships; (2) transform FNP clinical experiences with intensive 4-month student practica in rural and/or underserved settings; (3) enhance and sustain WSON’s distance education program with 16 hours of innovative collaborative face-to-face academic-clinical immersion experiences; (4) enhance and sustain student learning with a targeted series of evidence-based academic projects that focus on their clinical practica; (5) recruit and support new preceptors at the partner sites; (6) develop and sustain preceptor training through best-practice web-based educational tools; (7) disburse 20 traineeships to eligible students; (8) enhance up to 50 percent of the FNP curriculum with content related to rural and underserved healthcare issues and delivery; (9) create and sustain innovative training in telemedicine targeted to FNP students and clinical partners in rural and underserved settings; and (10) disseminate the project among other Advanced Nursing Education Workforce grantees as well as with advanced practice nurse educators through conferences and journal submissions.


1.3.1 testing a new model with curriculum development, implementation plan and dissemination of research findings.

yes 8.1.18jn


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