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Nursing Excellence


Nurses are an integral part of your care team at the UNM Health System. You can count on high quality nursing care at University of New Mexico Hospitals (UNMH) because we hold a Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. That means UNMH provides the support, recognition, communication and professional development opportunities your nurses need to do their job well.

Compassionate Care That Fits You

Count the nurses at UNM Health System to deliver care that:

  • Meets your physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care and educational needs
  • Respects you and your ethnicity, creed, nationality, religion, economic status and sexual orientation
  • Helps you maintain your comfort and dignity
  • Fits your treatment goals

Nationally Recognized for Improving Care

Feel confident that your nurses at UNMH and UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center make your safety their top priority. In 2016, UNMH was one of two recipients of the National Patient Safety Foundation DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Nurses. The award recognized our nurses’ role in improving patient safety and supporting the best outcomes.

Learn more about nursing at UNM Health System.

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