The New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC ⋄”nem-nek”) is a collaborative of state- or tribal-funded nursing programs across the state with a common pre-licensure RN nursing curriculum that supports multiple pathways into nursing.

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The Curriculum

The NMNEC statewide common curriculum was approved in 2012 and implemented in two schools that year. In 2020, the common pre-licensure curriculum has been implemented in twelve schools in sixteen locations providing transferability in all four quadrants of the state.

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Join the NMNEC AACN Essentials Task Force

Used to define quality in nursing education, the AACN Essentials outline the necessary curriculum content and expected competencies of graduates from baccalaureate, master’s, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. See the latest updated related to AACN's New...

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NMNEC Congratulates Dr. Jenny Landen on PhD!

Jenny was involved in the design and early implementation of NMNEC and was a former NMNEC Leadership Council member. Jenny's dissertation "The Nursing Baccalaureate Dual Enrollment Model: Outcomes for a Community College and University Partnership" finds that NMNEC...

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Reinhardt to Leave NMNEC Leadership Council

On June 9, 2021 Dr. Anita Reinhardt announced her plans to resign from her position on the NMNEC Leadership Council, thus leaving an open position for the NMNEC Leadership Council BSN Program. However, Dr. Reinhardt has graciously offered to remain on the Council...

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Education Model

The NMNEC
Nursing Education Model provides multiple pathways into nursing education.