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Supporting our Health Care Personnel

“Urgent need for experienced health care professionals across our state.”

“Urgent need for experienced health care professionals across our state.”

Members of the Carolina community are actively doing what they can to support health care workers during the COVID-19 outbreak.

In response to a nurse shortage throughout the state, theUNC-Chapel Hill Friday Center for Continuing EducationOpens in new window,UNC-Chapel Hill School of NursingOpens in new windowand theNorth Carolina Area Health Education Centers ProgramOpens in new windowhave waived tuition and fees for an accelerated version of their onlineRegistered Nurse Refresher theory courseOpens in new windowfor April.

“This pandemic underscores an urgent need for experienced health care professionals across our state,” said Nena Peragallo Montano, dean of the UNC School of Nursing. “We’re hopeful that by offering this fast-track program and making it more accessible we can help nurses across the state as they continue serving North Carolinians in our fight against coronavirus.”

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