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There is a wide variety of health professions educational and training programs in the US. These programs are crucial for insuring an adequate supply of health care providers both in number and in preparation to meet the needs of the population.

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Authors: Simona Surdu | Margaret Langelier | Chelsea Fosse | Qiushuang Li

Topics: Data Analysis, Education and Training, Oral Health

May 28, 2020
This report evaluates the attitudes and willingness of general and specialty dentists to treat people with special needs and identifies the barriers to greater participation by dentists in the care of these patients.
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May 21, 2020
This webinar is a discussion with leaders of Health Workforce Research Centers (HWRCs) to get their perspectives on COVID-19 impacts on the health workforce.
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Authors: Susan Skillman | Bianca Frogner | Arati Dahal | Benjamin Stubbs | Grace Guenther

Topics: COVID-19, Education and Training, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

April 16, 2020
This brief describes the supply, distribution, education pathways, as well as COVID-19 emergency concerns about the respiratory therapist workforce capacity and examples of state approaches addressing workforce gaps.
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Authors: Timothy Bates | Susan Chapman

Topics: Education and Training, Long-Term Care

March 17, 2020
This report summarizes the current state of affairs with the Adult Protective Services (APS) workforce, highlights efforts being made to address their issues, and recommends actions that would further support these efforts to improve community APS in the US.
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Authors: Samantha Pollack | Susan Skillman | Bianca Frogner

Topics: Allied Health, Education and Training, Emerging Models and Innovations

February 20, 2020
This report compares 10 different health care occupations and certified practitioners in providing non-pharmacological pain management treatments to patients with chronic pain.
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Topics: Education and Training, Resources for HRSA Project Officers

February 3, 2020
The Health Workforce Training Program Evaluation Toolkit is a comprehensive “program evaluation 101” resource for both new and established programs seeking to learn new evaluation strategies.
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Authors: Eric Larson | Bianca Frogner

Topics: Education and Training, Primary Care

November 19, 2019
This article identifies the characteristics of matriculating physician assistant (PA) students planning to enter primary care specialties and compares them with students planning on entering other specialties.
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Authors: Andrew Jopson | Susan Skillman | Bianca Frogner

Topics: Allied Health, Education and Training

November 13, 2019
This report identifies different apprenticeship models including alternative ways program administration, didactic instruction and clinical skills training are provided, and broadens information about healthcare apprenticeships’ value to employers.
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Authors: Ginachukwu Amah | Matthew Jura | Elizabeth Mertz

Topics: Education and Training, Oral Health

August 15, 2019
This report assesses the impacts of HRSA's postgraduate dental training programs on current practice patterns of 'completers' of these programs and on improving the capacity of dentists to meet the needs of the underserved.
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March 13, 2019
This webinar provides an overview of the New York DSRIP program and features presentations from two PPSs on urban and rural health workforce strategies, including a registered apprenticeship program for certified nursing assistants and long-term approaches for developing the healthcare pipeline.
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