Supporting our Health Care Personnel

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, the UNC-Chapel Hill Friday Center for Continuing Education, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing and the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program have waived tuition and fees for an accelerated version of their online Registered Nurse Refresher theory course for 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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