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Our project, Caring-based Academic Practice Partnerships (CAPP) to Enhance Nurse Practitioner Readiness & Willingness-to-Practice in Rural and Underserved Communities is inspired by the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing's long-standing commitment to a caring-based framework for nursing education and practice and the college's history of service to the underserved. The CAPP Model has the ultimate aim of creating healthier communities in rural and underserved areas through the education and clinical training of a primary care FNP/AGNP workforce that will be practice ready and willing to serve rural and underserved communities upon program completion.

We will create 2 new, and enhance 2 existing, academic-practice partnerships in a re-designed model of clinical education and training called Caring-based Academic Practice Partnerships, referred to as the CAPP Model, committed to serving rural and underserved communities.

Recruitment, Education, and Employment of Primary Care Providers for Underserved Populations (REEP)

Through the REEP Project, we are providing a relevant and evidence-based curriculum including academic and practicum experiences aimed at preparing nurse practitioners who can be entrusted to deliver evidence-based, culturally competent, skilled primary care for underserved, disadvantaged, racial, and ethnic minority groups in our community. The purpose of this project is employment of Nurse Practitioners ready and willing to care for underserved populations.

The following goals have been established to achieve the project outcome: Goal One: Recruit, educate, and mentor new diverse nurse practitioner primary care providers with financial support. Goal Two: Establish innovative educational opportunities via new academic/practice partnerships with community agencies who share a mission of delivering high quality and accessible health care to underserved, disadvantaged, and geographically isolated clients. Goal Three: Collaborate with practice partners to provide clinical immersion opportunities for DNP students to enhance their knowledge, skill, and ability (KSA) to care for persons of underserved/rural populations. Goal Four: Team with practice partners, the University, and community employment agencies to develop and implement strategies for connecting program graduates to primary care employment with rural and/or underserved populations.  

     
DNP students, practice partner stakeholders, and faculty collaborated to co-create DNP project proposals. The proposed project titles are listed below  
  • Promoting Depression Assessment and Management in Rural Communities Through Telehealth
  • Addressing Social Determinants of Health Through the Implementation of the Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patient's Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE)
  • An Untapped Resource to Providing Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
  • Enhancing Hypertension Self-Management Strategies through the Caring Heart Program
  • Managing Obesity in Adults through a Culturally-Tailored,, Patient-Centered Program
  • Improving Knowledge of and Willingness to Receive the Influenza Vaccine: A Community Action Program
  • Improving Eating Habits and Preventing Emergency Room Overutilization in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Increasing Hepatitis C Virus Screening in a Community Healthcare Setting
  • Addressing the Polypharmacy Epidemic Among Older Hispanic Adults
  • Adherence to Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) in African-Americans
  • Traffic Light Diet: An Integration of Public Health and Primary Care Interventions to Address Childhood Obesity
  • Use of a Patient Centered Transition of Care Program to Decrease Hospitalization in Adults with Heart Failure and/or COPD  
 
New Psychiatrists To See Children At CHI
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Tuesday, Sept. 18th
CHI Ranked As Health Center Quality Leader Nationwide
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Thursday, Aug. 30th
NPA Spring 2018 Newsletter
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Thursday, Jun. 21th
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursings
June 2018 Newsletter
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Tuesday, Mar. 20th
FAU Graduate Nursing Programs earn top rankings
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Tuesday, Mar. 20th
CHI Earns National Award
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Wednesday, Mar. 8th
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursings
February 2018 Newsletter
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Thursday, Feb. 1st
Nursing Faculty Deployed to Puerto Rico for Disaster Relief [read more]
Wednesday, Nov. 1st
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
September 2017 Newsletter
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Friday, Sep. 1st

Mouline Guerrier CAPP Project DNP student receiving a $1500 scholarship

Monday, Aug. 18th
FAU receives $1.4 million grant for Nurse Practitioners
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Tuesday, Jul. 18th
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This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number D09HP29975, Advanced Nursing Education Grants for $2,076,900.00. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
   
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