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Resources for
Nursing Initiatives

The Minnesota State HealthForce Center of Excellence offers year-round access to the System Director of Nursing Initiatives to partner with all Minnesota State Nurse Program Administrators, Leaders, Faculty and Staff. The System Director of Nursing Initiatives is an experienced Nurse Program Administrator available to advise, mentor, and assist with innovative initiatives across Minnesota State.

The links on the left take you to individual curriculum and accreditation resources developed for your use by HealthForce.

Please connect with Dr. Jennifer Eccles, PhD MSN MEd RN, System Director of Nursing Initiatives, at

Nursing Accreditation

Log in to access resources for ACEN and CNEA Accreditation 


Resources to help foreign-born students succeed in college nursing programs – and to increase retention at schools that offer it along with links to cultural sites. 

Mental Health Curriculum

Resources to guide and educate students interested in mental health careers.

Nursing ASN-RN Curriculum

Resources to assist ASN Nursing programs in curriculum development and revision.

Nursing Curriculum

Log in to access resources for nursing program curriculum development and revision.

Older Adult Curriculum Resources

Multiple resources and links to quality Older Adult Curriculum and Learning Activities.

“These resources are updated frequently to meet changing student, educator and employer needs.”

Sue Field, Former Director of Healthcare Education & Industry Partnerships / Nursing Initiatives, HealthForce Minnesota