Awards partial tuition scholarships of $395 to the first 500 eligible physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, consultant pharmacists, nurse administrators, registered nurses, nursing home administrators, and qualifying students across the State of Florida.
Affirms a knowledge and experience base for practitioners.
Demonstrates a commitment to career development and dedication to quality care.
Promotes competency and consistency of practitioners working in PALTC settings.
Supports improved customer satisfaction, higher safety and quality of care, increased competence, future professional development opportunities, ongoing enhancement of knowledge and skills, and increased confidence in abilities.
Demonstrates employers’ commitment to competence, compliance with industry regulation or government requirements, potential to increase staff satisfaction, and reduced turnover.
Skilled nursing facilities should realize overall improved quality-related scores.
Improves access to qualified physicians and non-physician clinicians by increasing the number in the field.
Strengthens the PALTC workforce.
Maximizes the value of all members of the interdisciplinary care team.
Fosters and strengthens the collaboration between members of the interdisciplinary team.
Additional training improves engagement and promotes higher care quality.
Raises the educational understanding of the complexity of care delivery.
Training trickles down to the staff and patients, raising the quality of care and clinical awareness.
Residents are the main beneficiaries.
It is in the best interest of the SNF administrator and director of nursing to support clinicians, develop their knowledge, and retain them in a time of constant turnover of nursing home staff.