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School of Nursing Receives $400,000 in Public-Private Partnership Grants

School of Nursing Receives $400,000 in Public-Private Partnership GrantsThe School of Nursing has been awarded a pilot grant to expand nursing education under the Governor's Task Force for the Nurse Education Initiative.  The School of Nursing will receive $200,000 from the State of California with an additional $200,000 matching grant being contributed by the California Institute for Nursing and Healthcare. In partnership with California State University Los Angeles (CSULA) and California State University Fullerton (CSUF), these funds will be used to create a regional simulation center to develop nursing faculty and hospital educators to utilize clinical simulation. "The new center will provide much-needed medical training opportunities for nursing faculty in the counties of Orange, Riverside, and San Diego," said Dr. Judy Papenhausen, director of the School of Nursing. "We are excited about the collaboration and are looking forward to working together to make this a model program."The simulation centers will be located at Cal State San Marcos at Temecula at the Paul Goldring Garrett Institute for Higher Learning and on the campuses of CSULA and CSUF.