2020 Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship
University of Michigan
Workforce Development Focus
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Workforce Issue Addressed
Providing a benefit or incentive that encourages individuals to pursue a healthcare profession; Training current healthcare professionals in new techniques or practices; Training current healthcare professionals so that they will be able to serve a broader population; Training current healthcare professionals in SDOH, implicit bias, or on other subjects that will help professionals provide more culturally-competent and/or patient-centered care
The University of Michigan received funds to support 90 first-, second-, and third-year nurse anesthesia students as they train to enter practice in rural, MUA, and/or HPSA practice settings and to combat the opioid crisis. Students will receive didactic education and clinical experience related to acute and chronic pain management, regional anesthesia administration and management, opioid-sparing anesthetic techniques, and opioid-free anesthetic techniques. Students will be trained and encouraged to enter practice in rural, MUA, and/or HPSA practice settings and combat the opioid crisis.