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Northern N.M. College receives grant for nurse aide program

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The College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Northern New Mexico College has received a $112,506 Rapid Workforce Development grant to provide accelerated Certified Nurse Aide training to 48 students.

The grant will go toward fully furnishing a lab dedicated to the nurse aide training program, providing scholarships to eligible students and covering the expenses of additional training staff. "We are very pleased to have been awarded this grant to provide an accelerated Certified Nurse Aide training program to 48 students," said Ellen Trabka, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

"This is a great opportunity for students in Northern New Mexico to receive workforce training that leads to employment," Trabka added.

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