[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 224 (Wednesday, November 20, 2013)]
[Pages 69694-69695]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-27798]



Health Resources and Services Administration

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information 
Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks 
comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any 
other aspect of the ICR.

DATES: Comments on this Information Collection Request must be received 
within 60 days of this notice.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to [email protected] or mail the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 10-29, Parklawn 
Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the 
proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and 
draft instruments, email [email protected] or call the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443-1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the information request collection title 
for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: The National Health Service 
Corps and NURSE Corps Interest Capture Form.
    OMB No.: 0915-0337--Revision.
    Abstract: The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and the NURSE 
Corps of

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the Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service (BCRS), HRSA, are both 
committed to improving the health of the nation's underserved by 
uniting communities in need with caring health professionals and by 
supporting communities' efforts to build better systems of care. The 
NHSC and NURSE Corps Interest Capture Form, which will be used when 
exhibiting at national and regional conferences, as well as when 
presenting on campuses to health profession students, is an optional 
form that a health profession student, licensed clinician, faculty 
member, or clinical site administrator can fill out and submit to BCRS 
representatives at the recruitment event. The purpose of the form is to 
enable individuals and clinical sites to ask BCRS for periodic program 
updates and other general information regarding opportunities with the 
NHSC and/or the NURSE Corps via email. Completed forms will contain 
information such as the names of the individuals, their email 
address(es), their city and state, the organization where they are 
employed (or the school which they attend), the year they intend to 
graduate (if applicable), how they heard about the NHSC/NURSE Corps, 
and the programs in which they are interested. Assistance in completing 
the form will be given by the BCRS staff person (or BCRS 
representative) who is present at the event.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The need and purpose of 
this information collection is to share resources and information 
regarding the NHSC and Nurse Corps programs with interested conference/
event participants.
    Likely Respondents: Conference/event participants interested in the 
NHSC or Nurse Corps programs.
    Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the 
information requested. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and 
review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for 
this Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below.

                                     Total Estimated Annualized Burden Hours
                                     Number of       Number of         Total        burden per     Total burden
            Form name               respondents    responses per     responses     response (in        hours
                                                    respondent                        hours)
NHSC and NURSE Corps Interest              2,400               1           2,400            .025              60
 Capture Form...................
    Total.......................           2,400               1           2,400            .025              60

    HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and 
utility of the proposed information collection for the proper 
performance of the agency's functions, (2) the accuracy of the 
estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology to 
minimize the information collection burden.

    Dated: November 13, 2013.
Bahar Niakan,
Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2013-27798 Filed 11-19-13; 8:45 am]