Indians in Nursing: Career Advancement and Transition Scholars (INCATS) Program

INCATS Students

The INCATS program is a five-year project to increase the number of BSN and advanced practice Native American nurses who will practice in tribal facilities, create new pathways for Associate Degree nurses to advance their careers and build new tribal-academic-practice collaborations that expand the Native American nursing workforce prepared to improve care of native populations.

Grant funding source for this project is the Indian Health Services, Section 112 Scholarship. I.H.S Grant Number - NU11IHSS0061.

Tribal-Academic-Practice Community Partners

  • Tohono O’odham Health and Human Services
  • San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation
  • Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation
  • Ft. Defiance Indian Health Services-Tséhootsooí Medical Center
  • Phoenix Indian Medical Center
  • Pascua Yaqui Health Department
  • Gila River Health Care
  • Tohono O’odham Community College
  • San Carlos Apache Community College
  • Navajo Technical University
  • St. Michaels Clinic

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INCATS Nursing Degree Scholars

Please consider this program if you are:

  • a member of federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribes,
  • affiliated with one of our tribal community partners, and
  • seek to become a registered nurse (RN) or are already a RN and seek to advance your education

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