The University of Minnesota has developed a limited-cohort distance education graduate program to overcome geographic barriers and address the shortage of master's-prepared specialty nurses in rural areas of the upper Midwest. Such a program offers graduate nursing education in various specialty areas to distance sites for a predetermined, relatively short period.
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Educational model funded by Advanced Nurse Education Program, Division of Nursing, No. D23-NU01089-01, and US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, No. D23-NU01216-01. Nurs Outlook 1999;47:23-9 Copyright © 1999 by Mosby, inc. 0029-6554/99/$8.00 + 0 3511191867