ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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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.

MISSION

The Florida Statutes require that the Florida Center for Nursing collect data and provide reports related to the nursing workforce. These include nursing workforce data, education data and nursing licensure data with the goal of projecting workforce needs and creating a strategic plan for future efforts to remedy the nursing shortage.

 

In Collaboration With...

Florida Nurses Association

The Florida Nurses Association (FNA) is the only professional nurses' organization in Florida that advocates for nurses working in all aspects of the profession.  Established in 1909, FNA has a storied history in professional advocacy of nurses and patients in our state.  FNA is proud to serve as the administrative management entity for the Florida Center for Nursing.

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University of South Florida College of Nursing

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.

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FCN is a collaboration between the Florida Nurses Association and the College of Nursing at University of South Florida.
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