The New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing was established by state legislation on December 12, 2002 (P.L.2002, c.116) The Center works on behalf of nurses to provide evidence-based recommendations regarding the nursing workforce and its impact on patient care. The Center is housed in Rutgers University, School of Nursing, Newark Campus, and is guided by a 17-member board representing New Jersey nursing and healthcare stakeholders.
October 2014 – strategic Planning Retreat was held with the NJCCN Board, Advisory Council as well as key stakeholders representing key focus areas that were identified include:
- Identifying strategies for collecting other segments of nursing workforce to include new emerging roles and demand data
- Serving as a clearing house for nursing resources in and outside of the state
- Becoming the “go to” place for nursing information and innovation
- Seek funding to support research or model programs
- Building key relationships