West Virginia

The Innovations Fund

Phases: 2018, 2019

Nurse Entrepreneur Curriculum Project

Project Description:

2019: The West Virginia Action Coalition aims to collaborate with cross-sector partners to promote nurse-led health businesses among student nurses with the goal of improving community access to care and stimulating local economies. The team will develop and pilot a nurse entrepreneur curricula for integration into bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate nursing programs and create a manual for distribution and dissemination.

2018: The West Virginia Action Coalition will focus on nurse entrepreneurship, offering webinars and online training to teach skills and build a community for nurses to learn about becoming entrepreneurs. This project is based on the belief that nurses could have a large economic impact in the state and in their communities if they were more knowledgeable about business opportunities.