Useful Links

Aging Services of Minnesota: Aging Services of Minnesota is the state’s largest association of organizations serving Minnesota seniors.

Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers: The Forum is a group of nurse workforce entities who focus on addressing the nursing shortage within their state and contribute to the global effort to assure an adequate supply of qualified nurses to meet the health needs of US residents.

Katherine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership: The Densford Center offers programs and services designed to inspire innovation leadership through stakeholder partnerships that foster creative dialogue, strategic foresight, and the knowledge leadership that inspires wisdom work among nurses and health professionals locally, regionally, nationally and across the globe.

Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety: MAPS works to achieve its mission of safe care everywhere by engaging a diverse stakeholder coalition that includes a devoted a Board of Directors, membership leaders, dedicated staff, an Operations Committee and over 100 members that broadly represent Minnesota’s health care community.

Minnesota Association of Colleges of Nursing: The purpose of MACN is to enhance the health of the public by advancing nursing through excellence in baccalaureate and higher degree nursing education and policy development.

Minnesota Board of Nursing: The mission of the Minnesota Board of Nursing is to protect the public’s health and safety through regulation of nursing education, licensure and practice.

Minnesota Directors of Nursing Administration: Promoting leadership excellence through education, networking, mentoring and advocacy for the benefit of our members and the people in the communities we serve.

Minnesota Hospital Association: The mission of the Minnesota Hospital Association is to enhance the ability of members to achieve their missions and goals.

Minnesota Licensed Practical Nurses Association: Minnesota Licensed Practical Nurses Association will be recognized
and respected as the leader for LPN’s in Minnesota, promoting pride, respect, and value for all LPN’s

Minnesota Nurses Association: Since 1905, Minnesota Nurses Association members have effectively influenced health care policy and practice. And today, no other agency is better prepared than the Minnesota Nurses Association to insist on and facilitate the change needed to ensure quality healthcare in Minnesota.

Minnesota Organization of Leaders in Nursing: MOLN is a nonprofit organization that consists of nurse leaders throughout the state and gives nurse leaders a collective voice in guiding nursing and impacting the health care system of Minnesota.

National Council of State Boards of Nursing: Founded March 15, 1978, as an independent not-for-profit organization, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) was created to lessen the burdens of state governments and bring together boards of nursing to act and counsel together on matters of common interest.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Nurses and Nursing: The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, is a thorough examination of the nursing workforce.