NMNEC is a consortium of nursing education programs, organizations, and individuals throughout the state. They have a commitment to build multiple pathways into nursing education including the implementation of a common statewide curriculum and increasing BSN education.
The mission of the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium is to prepare nurses for entry and educational advancement through developing and sustaining a resource-efficient and unified system of accessible, innovative, and state-of-the-art nursing education. (Reaffirmed by NMNEC Leadership Council 10.12.17)
The New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium is a collaborative partnership with a vision for nursing education that addresses the healthcare needs of New Mexicans by preparing a qualified, diverse, and professional nursing workforce. (Reaffirmed by NMNEC Leadership Council 10.12.17)
- Increase number of nurses with BSN and graduate degrees in New Mexico.
- Improve efficiency, quality, and educational outcomes of nursing education through cooperation among community colleges and universities.
- Increase workforce diversity by improving nursing education for minorities, particularly in rural areas