New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing (NJCCN)
The New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing (NJCCN) is a future-oriented research and development organization. NJCCN is a primary source for data-based evidence to formulate reliable health policy that has a positive impact on nursing care, nursing education and patient outcomes. The NJCCN serves as a catalyst for the implementation of innovative practice and education models.
NJCCN was established by legislation on December 12, 2002. The Center is supported by a public/private partnership between the State of New Jersey and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
- Data collection, analysis and interpretation of relevant data regarding the supply and demand for New Jersey RNs and LPNs.
- Increasing the percentage of underrepresented minorities in the nurse workforce.
- Enhancing the image of the nurse as a health care expert.
- Submitting biennial evidence-based policy reports to the Governor.
NJ Collaborating Center Staff
Jeannie Cimiotti, Executive Director, and Allison Creary, Administrative Assistant, are two full-time staff of the NJCCN. Linda Flynn is the Associate Director of Research, and is part-time in the Center.
Jeannie Cimiotti, DNS, RN