FY 2011 Funding
Actualization Team Project Descriptions
Approved Requests for FY 2011 Funding $300,025.00
|Category: K-12 Vision for Youth|
|Project 11 K-12 02||Ridgewater College|
|Project 11 K-12 03||Pine Technical College|
|Project 11 DIV 02||Central Lakes College|
|Project 11 DIV 03||Itasca Community College|
|Project 11 DIV 05||PPL,Project for Pride in Living|
|Category: New Curricula or Programs|
|Project 11 NCP 02||North Hennepin Community College|
|Project 11 NCP 03||Winona State University – Health Information Management|
|Project 11 NCP 04||Winona State University – Graduate Programs in Nursing|
K-12 Vision for Youth
|Project:||Project 11 K-12 02|
|Title:||SimLab "Code Blue" scenarios for high schools|
Ridgewater College, Southern Minnesota AHEC, Roosevelt High School, Willmar Public
This project will introduce youth to a variety of careers available within healthcare organizations. The intent also is to strengthen student awareness and application of STEM curriculum to health sciences.
|Team Leader(s):||Ridgewater College|
|Project:||Project 11 K-12 03|
|Title:||Online Health Career and Math (HCM) program for grades 1-6|
Pine Technical College, Kanabec Hospital, Mora Schools, East Central Minnesota Workforce Partnership
The goal of this program is to influence students to graduate from area high schools and then to pursue secondary education, particularly in healthcare. Through multiple activities students will learn about healthcare professions and focus on the math skills needed for careers.
|Team Leader(s):||Pine Technical College|
|Project:||Project 11 DIV 02|
|Title:||Healthcare Careers with NAR & HNA cohorts|
Central Lakes College, Mille Lacs Health System, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce, School districts in Omani, Isle, Pierz, and Nay Ah Shing Tribal Schools
The intent of this project is to recruit and train high school students and Native Americans who are interested in becoming a certified nursing assistant or a home health aide. The partners will use job mentoring, set goals and create a tracking system for quantitative and qualitative results.
|Team Leader(s):||Central Lakes College|
|Project:||Project 11 DIV 03|
|Title:||START Allied HealthProgram|
Itasca Community College, Adult Basic Education, KOOTASCA Community Action
The funding for this program will match existing FastTrac Minnesota funds secured in September 2010 for a redesign program aimed at educating a diverse, adult healthcare workforce.
|Team Leader(s):||Itasca Community College|
|Project:||Project 11 DIV 05|
|Title:||Foundational Science Coursework Creation|
PPL, Project for Pride In Living, Children’s Hospitals, Minneapolis Community & Technical College
PPL is piloting a new Pharmaceutical Tech program with MCTC faculty providing curriculum and instruction for this customized incumbent worker training for Children’s Hospital employees.
|Team Leader(s):||PPL, Project for Pride in Living|
New Curricula or Programs
|Project:||Project 11 NCP 02|
|Title:||Core Competency Bridge Model in Medical Lab Scientist and Technician|
North Hennepin Community College, St. Paul College, University of Minnesota, Winona State University, St. Cloud State University, Allina Hospitals, CentraCare Health System
To develop a module to provide a pathway for two-year techs to advance to the four-year level. Together with partners and working in conjunction with the DOL grant at St. Paul College, this model will reengage professionals to update their knowledge and skills.
|Team Leader(s):||North Hennepin College|
|Project:||Project 11 NCP 03|
|Title:||Online Completion Degree in HIM, Health Information Management|
Winona State University, Mayo Clinic, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, Allina Hospitals and Clinics
This Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management will serve graduates in two-year Health Information Technology (HIT) programs in the Minnesota State College and Universities (MnSCU) system. The degree will be designed for adult and working learners and will serve as a pathway from a two-year, accredited associate degree to a four-year baccalaureate degree for allied health professionals.
|Team Leader(s):||Winona State University|
|Project:||Project 11 NCP 04|
|Title:||Acute Care Nurse Practioner focus in Existing Master’s Program and the Proposed new Bachelor of Science to Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Program in Southeastern Minnesota|
Winona State University, Mayo Clinic, Winona Health, Austin Medical Center
The purpose of this project is to determine the targeted needs for advanced practice nursing education in the southeastern Minnesota region, specifically the acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP) and the Bachelor of Science to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BS to DNP) program, to meet current and future workforce needs.
|Team Leader(s):||Winona State University|