Nursing program expands
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A new program to help nursing in rural Montana, especially on Indian reservations, now has federal funding.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded the Montana State University-Northern College of Nursing a $420,040 grant to fund its Rural and American Indian Nursing: Building Our Workforce project, also known as Rainbow.
"It's really a great thing. It's a wonderful opportunity for us. We wouldn't be able to do it otherwise," said Trish Goudie, dean of the College of Nursing.
The project will target Native Americans and others to be trained to work as nurses in rural areas...