Covid-19 News Listing

Covid-19 News

OADN Joins Major Organizations in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Workers in Health and Long-Term Care

Due to the recent COVID-19 surge and the availability of safe and effective vaccines, our health care organizations and societies advocate that all health care and long-term care employers require their workers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This is the logical fulfillment of the ethical commitment of all health care workers to put patients as […]

OADN & AACN Secure No-Cost Access To COVID-19 Screening Solution Until Vaccines Become Widely Available

(July 13, 2020) – Two of the nation’s most influential nursing education associations, the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN), and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), have negotiated no-cost access to CastleBranch’s T.E.A.M. CB COVID-19 Compliance solution for healthcare education programs, students and associated facilities. While the T.E.A.M. toolset within CB COVID-19 Compliance […]

OADN And ACEN Coordinate Efforts To Support Nursing Education’s Role In Vaccine Strategy

(Feb. 3, 2021) – The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) are strategically collaborating to assist the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination effort. Together, the organizations will advocate for an increased role for nursing education programs in the vaccine rollout to help meet the goals set forth by […]

CastleBranch Releases CB Roll Call To Help Protect Educators From COVID-19

OADN advocates to secure no-cost access for all healthcare educators  (September 21, 2020) – Infectious disease screening and compliance management company CastleBranch is building on its groundbreaking efforts to help protect people from COVID-19 with the release of CB Roll Call, designed specifically to protect educators. This new tool helps educators identify students who are clear of […]

Covid-19: Adaptation And Resilience In Nursing Education

Donna Hedges PhD, MBA, MSN, CNE, RN Director, Nursing Services ABSN Program – Orbis Education Adjunct Professor, RN to BSN Program (Online) Schreiner University OADN Board Director – Southwest Region (August 5, 2020) – We live in challenging times. Covid-19 has revealed the harsh realities of being on the frontlines of a global pandemic and […]