Your online source for information, research, and strategies addressing the dynamic nurse workforce needs in Florida.
The Florida Center for Nursing is a state workforce center established in Florida statute (F.S. 464.0195) to recommend strategies to balance the supply and demand of Florida's nursing workforce. Our website informs, educates, and provides updates on nursing workforce issues. By collecting, analyzing, and reporting on the nursing workforce, the Center seeks to ensure an adequate supply of direct care providers for the health of the people of Florida.
The Florida Center for Nursing is established to research and address issues of supply and demand for nursing, including issues of recruitment, retention, and utilization of nurse workforce resources.
The vision of the Florida Center for Nursing is to ensure that the health care needs of the residents and visitors of Florida are met by a competent and sufficient nursing workforce.
Founded in 1973, the College of Nursing is one of 14 colleges that comprise the University of South Florida (USF). USF is situated in the vibrant and diverse Tampa Bay region, with campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee. Together these campuses serve more than 50,000 students and offer undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral degrees.
The Florida Center for Nursing's 2023 NCLEX Report provides information about Florida's NCLEX pass rates.
View The State of the Nursing Workforce in Florida report!
View the supplemental Florida's Nursing Workforce by County report!
View Florida's Nursing Education Report Academic Year 2022-2023
Florida Center for Nursing's "2023 Impact Report"