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HHS - 778 - National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice - Statutory (Congress Created)
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameNational Advisory Council on Nurse Education and PracticeAgency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number778
Original Establishment Date1/1/1964Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/nursin...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*23
Current Charter Date11/30/2020Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Designated Federal Officer, Advisory Council Operations, Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Ln, Rm 11w44, Rockville MD 20857
Date Of Renewal Charter11/30/2022Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Shane
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Rogers
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Section 851 (42 U.S.C. 297t) of the PHS Act, as amended.Designated Federal Officer Phone*(301) 443-5260
Effective Date Of Authority*11/13/1998Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*srogers@hrsa.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*National Policy Issue Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP) accomplishes its purpose by meeting not less than two times each fiscal year to discuss issues, develop recommendations, and prepare reports. The Council advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and Congress on policy matters arising in the administration of Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act, including the range of issues relating to the nurse workforce, education, and practice improvement.
How is membership balanced?*Membership of the Council is balanced by incorporating diverse stakeholders from the nursing community. Membership includes: nursing students; public members; practicing professional nurses; leading authorities in various fields of nursing; representatives of higher and secondary education including associate degree schools of nursing; representatives of advanced education nursing groups (such as nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, clinical nurse specialists and nurse anesthetists); hospitals; and other institutions and organizations that provide nursing services. The Council communicates diverse perspectives of basic and advanced practice nurses, educators, students, and the public in a wide variety of education and practice areas. Geographic, racial/ethnic, and gender representation are incorporated in the selection of Council members to promote equal voice to members of an increasingly diverse U.S. population.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Council shall meet not less than two times each fiscal year. This is relevant and required in order for the Council to deliberate and refine the topic(s) to be presented to the Secretary and Congress with accompanying recommendations.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Council is established by statute and provides the Secretary, HHS, and Congress with expert advice from the nursing academic and practice communities, health care workforce, and the public. Through its annual reports, the Council provides recommendations on current issues regarding nursing workforce, education, and practice which affect the quality and accessibility of health care for the nation.
Why close or partially close meetings?Not applicable. The meetings are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksA letter produced by the Council in FY19 to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) (https://www.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/hrsa/advisory-committees/nursing/final-letter-cms-rule-change-january-2019.pdf) was not included in last year's ACR, nor was a letter produced in FY21 (https://www.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/hrsa/advisory-committees/nursing/appendix-g-nacnep.pdf), which included four recommendations from the Council.

Member Patricia Selig's term end date changed from 10/14/2023 to 5/16/2022 because they resigned from the Council in May 2022.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingYesAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentNotices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) developed for the Title VIII programs incorporate the recommendations from NACNEP reports, when and where applicable.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNACNEP's duties are to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary and Congress concerning policy matters arising in the administration of this title, including the range of issues relating to the nurse workforce, education, and practice improvement, and to provide advice to the Secretary, HHS, and Congress in the preparation of general regulations and with respect to policy matters arising in the administration of this title, including the range of issues relating to nurse supply, education and practice improvement. Cost saving is not among the duties of the Council and therefore we are unable to determine.Grants Review Comment0
Number Of Recommendations*114Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentRecommendations are provided in annual reports to the Secretary, HHS, and Congress on nursing workforce issues. NACNEP made over 114 recommendations among the 17 reports and 3 letters submitted to the to the Secretary and Congress on topics addressing the nursing workforce including the nursing shortage, nursing faculty shortage, the aging population and the nursing workforce, the nurse work environment, violence against nurses, technology including educational, informatics and health care technology, surge capacity -- educating the nursing workforce for emergency and disaster preparedness, and responding to a changing health care environment as well as achieving health equity through nursing workforce diversity, nursing leadership in value based care, integration of social determinants of health in various aspects of nursing and preparing nurse faculty, and addressing the shortage of nursing faculty and clinical preceptors.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*26.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNACNEP's reports have 26% of the recommendations fully implemented (approximately).Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNo recommendations have been partially implemented.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentAccess to information and reports can be obtained from on the Council's website: https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/nursing
Agency Feedback Comment*Annually, Bureau leadership and other key federal stakeholders review relevant Title VIII legislation, bureau priorities and examples of strong Council recommendations that are used to shape initiatives within the framework of the legislation. The public can obtain information on agency feedback via the council's website at https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/nursingNarrative Description*NACNEP supports the Department's strategic goals to strengthen the nation’s health and human service infrastructure and workforce and ensure that the nation’s health care workforce can meet increased demands. To achieve that goal, NACNEP's activities support the Health Resources and Service Administration's (HRSA) efforts to strengthen the health care workforce by ensuring the health workforce is trained to provide high quality care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate; increasing the number of practicing health care providers to address shortages, and develop ongoing strategies to monitor, forecast and meet long-term health workforce needs; aligning the composition and distribution of health care providers to best meet the needs of individuals, families and communities; ensuring a diverse health workforce; and supporting the development of interdisciplinary health teams to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of care. NACNEP's reports and recommendations support HRSA's Division of Nursing and Public Health in its goal to provide leadership on policies and program initiatives that will promote the supply, skills and distribution of qualified nursing personnel needed to improve the health of the public.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$100,724.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$113,827.00
Payments to Federal Members*$21,939.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$22,808.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$274,886.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$265,798.00
Payments to Consultants*$1,212.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$2,484.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$1,859.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$100.00
Total Costs$400,620.00Est. Total Next FY*$405,017.00
Date Cost Last Modified11/15/2022 4:10 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*1.45
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*1.55Est Cost RemarksCOVID restrictions reduced travel costs to zero. Other costs are projected to be less than FY 2022 due to transcripts no longer being procured in FY 2023. The 1.45 FTE differs from the 1.57 FTE noted in the charter and reflects calculation updates made to the ex-officio chair member as well as updates due to a DFO change.
Cost RemarksCOVID restrictions reduced travel costs to zero. The 1.55 FTE differs from the 1.8 FTE noted in the charter and reflects calculation updates made to the ex-officio chair member as well as updates made when the previous DFO left the position.  
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Interest Areas

Category
Area
Computer Technology
Information Technology
Education
Education
Training
Health
Health Care
Public Health
Labor
Job Training
Workforce and Occupations
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-040415National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2021
 COM-038690National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2020
 COM-036564National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2019
 COM-034772National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2018
 COM-001953National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2017
 COM-002251National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2016
 COM-004051National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2015
 COM-004397National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2014
 COM-006114National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2013
 COM-006638National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2012
 COM-008335National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2011
 COM-008907National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2010
 COM-010423National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2009
 COM-010788National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2008
 COM-011956National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2007
 COM-012612National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2006
 COM-013929National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2005
 COM-014771National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2004
 COM-015653National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2003
 COM-016455National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2002
 COM-017967National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2001
 COM-018418National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice2000
 COM-019762National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice1999
 COM-020616National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice1998
 COM-021472National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice1997