2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Martin
JCHC VCCS Nursing Workforce Study (language only)

Item 227 #23s

Item 227 #23s

Education: Higher Education
Virginia Community College System

Page 188, after line 5, insert
"V. The Virginia Community College system, in cooperation with the Department of Education, the Board of Nursing, and the Workforce Development Council, shall develop a funding request and action plan for developing a well-trained long-term care nursing workforce statewide.  The plan shall include actions to address training needs and programs for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aides.  The funding proposal and action plan shall be submitted to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee, the House Appropriations Committee, and the Joint Commission on Health Care prior to September 15, 2000."

(This amendment directs the Virginia Community College System to develop a funding request and action plan for the development of long-term care nursing workforce.)