Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Nursing


The Center for Nursing Workforce is pleased to partner with EmBe to offer a comprehensive nursing leadership program for nurses interested in expanding their leadership potential. 

The program will begin January 2016 and the registration deadline is October 16, 2015Space is limited! 

More information is available on the application at

If you have questions or need more information, please contact Erin Bosch at Embe, tel (605) 336-3660.


Welcome to the South Dakota Center for Nursing Workforce website.  Our mission is to design a nursing workforce prepared to partner with South Dakota's citizens to meet their changing health needs.

South Dakota Center for Nursing Workforce is committed to addressing issues regarding supply, demand, and need, including issues of recruitment, educational preparation, and utilization of nurses.

We are pleased that you have visited our website; we have included published papers, reports, and other useful information that we believe will be helpful for you.  Please contact us if we can provide further assistance or answer questions about nursing in South Dakota.

South Dakota Center for Nursing Workforce and/or South Dakota Board of Nursing is not responsible for information found on links provided on this website. 

Please contact our Staff if you notice information that is not correct or needs to be updated.