GOED Endorses NV Hope Effort to Build Nursing Workforce


Contact: Gregory Bortolin,
Director of Communications
grbortolin@goed.nv.gov (775) 687-9917


July 12, 2023


CARSON CITY, Nev. – An excellent opportunity exists for those seeking to begin a career in nursing through NV Hope.

“Nurses are always in high demand, and this is a great way to get started,” said Vance Farrow, the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Healthcare Industry Specialist. “I would strongly encourage those interested in nursing to check out this opportunity.”

To learn more about the NV Hope program that offers a fast track to the nursing certification program, contact Thresea Kaufman at tkaufman@nvactioncoalition.org. Farrow is a founding advisory board member of the Nevada Action Coalition, an advocacy organization for healthcare in Nevada. Goodwill Industries is also sponsoring this project.

NV Hope will help those interested in the fast-track certification and connect them to employers. The schedule for the next course offerings is June 26-30, July 24-28, Aug. 28-Sept. 1, Sept 25-29, Oct. 23-27 and Dec. 11-15.




About the Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Created during the 2011 session of the Nevada Legislature, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development is the result of a collaborative effort between the Nevada Legislature and the Governor’s Office to restructure economic development in the state. GOED’s role is to promote a robust, diversified and prosperous economy in Nevada, to stimulate business expansion and retention, encourage entrepreneurial enterprise, attract new businesses and facilitate community development.


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