Department of Nursing at Le Moyne College Awarded Grant
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … The Department of Nursing at Le Moyne College has been awarded a $30,000 grant by the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York. posted on: 8/29/2012
The grant, to be phased in over two years, will be used to support the integration of aging, advance care planning and end-of-life care into the nursing curriculum at Le Moyne. Specifically, the grant will provide for faculty training and course content development. In addition, Le Moyne’s Department of Nursing will partner with the Onondaga County Department of Aging and Youth to place students into clinical settings for experience related to elder care and aging.
The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York is a non-profit private foundation whose mission is to improve the health and health care of the people and communities of western and central New York. From its inception in 2003, the foundation has focused its funding and initiatives on improving health outcomes for frail elders and children living in communities of poverty.