The Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act would reauthorize critical Nursing Workforce Development programs through the fiscal year 2024. The nursing workforce programs that Title VIII provides are critical to strengthening the nursing field.
Title VIII programs help increase retention of the nursing workforce through education loan forgiveness programs and scholarships for clinical nurses and faculty providing clinical nursing education.
Funds will be given to programs that provide grants to universities to prepare nurses pursuing APRN degrees.
Funding will support programs that strengthen nursing education and institutions educating nurses to practice in rural and nurse shortage communities.