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.

16 Locations

1 Curriculum

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.

Upcoming Events

You are invited to attend the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC) Virtual Statewide Meeting, Friday October 22nd from 0900-1530. @ Zoom- Virtual Meeting
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Who Is Invited: NMNEC faculty from universities and community colleges as well as hospital and clinic-based nurse educators and clinical partner agencies.Where: Zoom  (Zoom link and Calendar invite will be sent out via e-mail the WEEK of the Statewide Meeting- Save the Date on your Calendar!)

What: 2021 Fall Statewide Virtual Meeting

Date: Friday October 22nd

Time: 0900-1530

Cost: FREE

CE’s: 4.25 contact hours for the day

Registration: REGISTER HERE


The University of New Mexico’s College of Nursing is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education credits in cooperation with the New Mexico Nurses Association and the American Nurses Credential Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To receive a Certificate of Completion for 4.25 contact hours today, you, as a participant, must sign into the Zoom chat with your name and credentials, stay for the entire activity and complete a post-activity evaluation by October 29, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. A PDF titled “Required Disclosures” is attached to this event’s Zoom chat and it includes the link to the post-activity evaluation.

Our goal for the Learning Outcome today is that eighty (80) percent of participants will be able to:

1)        Identify how the proposed curricular revision will effect student outcomes in an academic program.

2)        Create and implement different styles of Next Generation NCLEX-RN type exam questions, and

3)         Explain the differences and similarities between clinical judgement and the nursing process.

This event is not supported by any commercial interests nor is there any conflict of interest between the speakers and this activity. This event is provided solely by UNM CON and there are no other joint providers.

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