New program aims to bring nurses to New Mexico rural areas

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- Presbyterian Healthcare Services and the University of New Mexico are teaming up to lure nurses into the state’s most rural areas.

The two organizations received a $3.2 million grant to develop a new residency program for nurse practitioners in 10 New Mexico towns. The four-year grant is from the national health resources and services administration.

The first group of nurses and midwives will be selected early next year.

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