Nursing Industry-Education Consortium
The NOCO Nursing Industry-Education Consortium facilitates communication and collaboration among regional nursing education and industry partners involved in nursing education, in an effort to identify and initiate actions to ensure the availability of quality clinical education opportunities and address issues surrounding the regional shortage of the nursing workforce. Membership consists of representatives from Northern Colorado healthcare organizations, educational institutions, and other agencies who come together to address clinical nursing education issues.
Nurse's Health and Well-Being
Clinical Placements and Clinical Instructors
First annual Nurse Well Being Conference
Conference on February 2, 2023, at The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, Colorado. The event's goal was to inspire and support nursing students, current nurses, and inactive nurses. The Industry-Education Nursing Consortium of the Northern Colorado Health Sector Partnership hosted the event.
View Event Page to see event summary, press release, digital program, and photo gallery.
The group is researching funding opportunities to support industry and education partnerships to focus on improving education and practice outcomes.
The group would bring a model of this to Northern Colorado and have a goal to have a shared pool of instructors available.
Staff nurses in practice settings are provided professional development in clinical education.
Staff nurses work clinical rotations as part of FT workload.
Work with program faculty to oversee and evaluate students in a clinical setting.