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Interview with Donna Meyer

“Community college nursing education is essential for the health of the country.” In these challenging COVID-19 times our nation has embraced nurses as the heroes among us. We often look to our heroes and leaders for guidance. Now, more than ever nurse leaders are being recognized for their important role in leading through crisis and […]

OADN Joins Leading Nursing Organizations To Launch The National Commission To Address Racism In Nursing

As an organizational affiliate (OA) of the American Nurses Association (ANA), OADN applauds the newly formed ANA National Commission on Racism in Nursing.  As the organization that represents the associate degree nursing (ADN), this pathway allows for a diverse spectrum of students, enriching the profession, and meeting the health care needs of patients, families, and […]

Anna Valdez Named Editor In Chief of OADN’s Official Journal

The Board of Directors for the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Anna Valdez, Ph.D., RN, CEN, CFRN, CNE, FAEN, FAADN as Editor in Chief of the association’s official publication Teaching and Learning in Nursing (TELN). OADN President Dr. Donna Spivey echoed the support of the Board by adding, “We are […]

OADN Delivers Virtual Simulation Reviews On The Unbound Medicine Platform

December 09, 2020 — Unbound Medicine®, a leader in knowledge management solutions for healthcare and the OADN, the national advocate for community college nursing education, today launched OADN Virtual Simulation Reviews (VSR) – a structured and objective resource that assists nursing educators in identifying products that augment or replace clinical experiences. With the onset of the […]

COVID-19: Adaptation and Resilience in Nursing Education

By Donna Hedges, Director, Southwest Region: OADN Board of Directors We live in challenging times.  Covid-19 has revealed the harsh realities of being on the frontlines of a global pandemic and the vulnerabilities of our healthcare system.  As the number of cases escalates in parts of the United States, we continue to witness the perseverance, […]