The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to identify areas for improvement in clinical training programs.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before February 11, 2013.
Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10P7BFP), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0691” in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461-5870 or FAX (202) 273-9381.
Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from OMB for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA's functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology.
Title: Learner's Perception (LP) Survey, VA Form 10-0439.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0691.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: VA Form 10-0439 will be use to obtain health care trainees perception of their clinical experience with VA versus non-VA facilities. VA will use the data to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement in VA clinical training programs.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 3,500 hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
Frequency of Response: One time.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,000.
Dated: December 7, 2012.
By direction of the Secretary.
Robert C. McFetridge,
Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2012-29995 Filed 12-12-12; 8:45 am]
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