ERIC Number: ED248383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-May-25
Reference Count: N/A
Nurse Education Amendments of 1984. Report to the Senate, 98th Congress, 2nd Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This congressional report presents the views of the House Committee on Labor and Human Resources concerning the Nurse Education Amendments of 1984. (The Nurse Education Amendments of 1984 reauthorize the nursing special projects program providing grants and contracts for such types of nurse training as continuing education, retraining, education for disadvantaged persons, programs to improve the distribution by geographic area or by specialty group of adequately trained nursing personnel, and programs to upgrade the skills of licensed vocational or practical nurses and other paraprofessional nursing personnel. They also encourage improved access to nursing services in noninstitutional settings and encourage nursing graduates to practice in health manpower shortage areas.) Included in the report are the following: a summary of the bill, the background and need for the legislation, the history of the bill, its text as reported, committee views on the bill, a tabulation of votes cast in committee, a budget estimate, a regulatory budget statement, a family fairness statement, a section-by-section analysis of the bill, and changes in the existing law that will be effected by the bill. (MN)
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Cost Estimates, Disadvantaged, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Education, Policy Formation, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Public Policy, Retraining, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.