Rural PREP featured in Rural Health Voices Blog on Preparing Nurse Practitioners for Rural Practice

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Educating more nurse practitioners (NPs) for rural practice is essential to address provider shortages in America’s small towns – but little is known about the aspects of clinical training that best prepare and encourage NPs to choose and succeed in a rural setting.

To bridge that gap, the Collaborative for Rural Primary care Research, Education, and Practice (Rural PREP) is studying rural-oriented primary care NP education programs and clinical training consistent with the organization’s goal of improving education and preparing providers for successful rural primary care practice. Read the full blog post here.