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An educational redesign to strengthen our primary care workforce

The UNC School of Nursing and Piedmont Health are combatting health disparities together

The academic-practice partnership formed between the UNC School of Nursing and Piedmont Health is working to create systems for nurses to achieve educational and career advancement, prepare nurses of the future to practice and lead, and provide mechanisms for lifelong learning.

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26% of US adults have multiple chronic conditions, and the need for primary care is increasing.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the percentage of nurses needed by 2024 will increase by 16%, especially in primary care settings.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the percentage of nurses needed by 2024 will increase by 16%, especially in primary care settings.
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Piedmont Health operates 10 general community health clinics in 4 counties, plus 2 clinics for elderly care, serving to support the need for a growing primary care workforce.
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