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Advancing the Nursing Community
in New Mexico

Our Mission:

Advance and engage the nursing community to promote excellence and improve the health of all New Mexicans.

2018 Nightingale Nursing Scholarships

We have closed the application process for twenty (20) $1,000 scholarships for nursing students from around New Mexico pursuing all levels of study - from associate to graduate degrees.

Save the Dates!

Our 10th annual New Mexico Nursing Educators Conference is planned for June 11 and 12 at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town.  More info soon...

Nurses ranked most honest/ethical profession for 16th year!

Nurses ranked highest at 82%!  See the latest Gallup Poll.

Some Interesting reading:

Want to know what’s going on with the Center?
  • in March we awarded 15 Nightingale Scholarships to nursing students throughout NM
  • In April Maureen Swick told us of her personal nurse leadership journey and we heard from our own NM leaders as well.
  • June 12-13, we hosted our 9th (!) annual Nursing Educators Conference, The Challenges of Building a Diverse Nursing Population from Students to Workforce. 
  • The 13th annual New Mexico Nursing Excellence Awards was held October 21st where we honored nearly 200 nominees!
  • On November 10th Dr. Betty Rambur joined us to address the ever-changing landscape of healthcare reform.  She also told us the importance of having nurses on boards.

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Do you know about NMAC - the New Mexico Action Coalition?
Well, you should!

Get involved and help us build build a Culture of Health in New Mexico.

Click on the NM Action Coalition tab above for info and meeting notes or check out this overview.

It's been over 6 years since the landmark IOM report on nursing.

The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health is still the most downloaded report in the IOM's history!

See the new report showing how we're progressing on their recommendations.

Online Courses Available!

Continuing education courses from Pearl's Review &CE Direct.




Need a unique gift for that special nurse in your life? 

Honor them with a donation to the Center in their name!

 Help us continue our mission and make sure there will always be nurses available to serve the people of New Mexico.

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        Mark the date for the          2018 Nursing Excellence Awards --
Saturday, October 13th at
Hotel Albuquerque Old Town.

We want to thank the many sponsors
who help bring you the
Nursing Excellence Awards!

We couldn't do it without their generous support.










  CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional   Medical Center



  Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center

  Memorial Medical Center

  TriCore Reference Labs

  Vocera communications


   Artesia General Hospital

   Bank of Albuquerque

   French Funerals-Cremations

   Genesis Health Care

   Grand Canyon University

   Los Alamos Medical Center

   MountainView Regional Medical Center

  NM Assoc. for Home & Hospice Care

  NM Emergency Nurses Assoc.

  NM Organization of Nurse Leaders

   San Juan Regional Medical Center

   Sandoval Regional Medical Center

   Sheena Ferguson, MSN, RN

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for a full list
of our sponsors!