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

2024 Spring NMNEC Statewide Faculty Meeting | Celebrating NMNEC Milestones: 10 Years of Teaching the NMNEC Curriculum @ Santa Fe Higher Education Center [HEC] (Not on the Santa Fe Community College -SFCC - campus!)
Mar 22 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm


Topics (subject to change)

  • NMNEC: What we are & where we’ve been
  • NMNEC: Where we are going
  • NMNEC Curriculum: Then & now
  • NMNEC Curriculum: What’s next? AACN Essentials
  • Teaching pharmacology in the NMNEC Curriculum: Nursing Pharmacology updates


CLICK HERE for Meeting Schedule


  • To assist with our ability to plan, registration will end a month prior to the meeting. You must register by 5pm on February 22, 2024, to reserve your spot. There is no charge for attendance. If you reserve a spot and then need to cancel, please contact to let us know as soon as you know.
  • This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved for 5 continuing education credits by New Mexico Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • There are plans to provide at least lunch pending approval of a vendor. Updates will be posted here.
  • NMNEC is not making any arrangements with any hotels in the area but Trip Advisor and Google searches show that there are several fairly close to the Santa Fe Higher Education Center [HEC] (1950 Siringo Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505). Note: This location is NOT on the Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) campus.

Education Model

Nursing Education Model provides multiple pathways into nursing education.