Missouri colleges get grant to train 4,600 health care workers

Missouri’s 13 community and technical colleges have received a $20 million federal grant to train as many as 4,600 people for careers in health care.

Gov. Jay Nixon announced the MoHealthWINS (Missouri Health Workforce Innovation Networks) program Monday, saying the money would be aimed at training unemployed adults for jobs such as medical equipment maintenance, licensed practical nurse or pharmacy technician.

[Kansas City Business Journal]