About Us

Founded in 2001, the California Institute for Nursing & Health Care (CINHC) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to transforming the capacity of nurses to meet the evolving health needs of Californians.  CINHC partners with California nursing leaders and health care organizations to develop practical solutions in four critical areas:

Member of the National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers

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Key Documents

Building on a Strong Foundation: Preparing Bay Area Nurses for our Future, June 2, 2015 Many attendees have requested a copy of the PowerPoint presentation — see the links below! For the Agenda: Building on a Strong Foundation For the PowerPoint: Building on a Strong Foundation  

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Read more: RN Transition Program Publications List

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The YouTube video of the webinar can now be accessed here: http://rnworkforce.ucsf.edu/publications/webinar-end-shortage-emerging-trends-californias-rn-labor-market

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Nurse Role Exploration Project: The Affordable Care Act and New Nursing Roles. For more information:  NurseRoles 100920131

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For more information:  New Grad Survey Report

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National Coalition Launches Effort to Place 10,000 Nurses on Governing Boards by 2020 Read more!  National Leaders coalition statement

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Statewide and national interest continues to grow related to RN residencies.  The April 2014 issue of Nurse Educator features an article on competence gaps among new nurse graduates and how RN Transition Programs and residencies can serve as valuable bridges.  We are pleased to have this article in print, authored by CINHC’s Program Director, Nikki […]

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Midway through 2011, CINHC updated its strategic business plan which focuses on programs, leadership transition, and a sustaining development effort. Business Plan.

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Partnerships with statewide nursing and health care leaders enabled CINHC to have a significant impact on the status of nursing in California, while plans were laid for important programs in 2012. Read Report

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The 2010 report highlights accomplishments and a financial sustainability plan.

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