ERIC Number: ED212895
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Health Professions Education/Nurse Training and National Health Service Corps, 1981. Hearing Before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session on S. 799 [and] S. 801 (April 8, 1981).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This congressional report contains testimony pertaining to two Senate bills (S. 99 and S. 801) dealing with health professions education and nurse training and with the National Health Service Corps. (The National Health Service Corps Bill, S. 801, provides for redefining health manpower shortage areas, using the Corps only where there is demonstrable need, increasing the number of Corps assignees, phasing out the scholarship program and transfer into a voluntary program, and revising the Corps private practice option. Highlights of S. 799 include continuing the health professionals and nursing student loan programs, salvaging market rate loans and programs for disadvantaged students, providing support to stimulate primary health care physician services.) Among those persons providing testimony were representatives from various educational, medical, and nursing associations; educational institutions; and state national agencies. Also included in the report are articles and communications dealing with health manpower distribution and needs. (MN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Geographic Regions, Health Services, Hearings, Higher Education, Labor Needs, Needs Assessment, Nursing Education, Policy Formation, Position Papers, Public Policy, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Public Health Service Act