Covid-19 Resources Listing

Covid-19 Resources

Policy Statement: Dissemination of Non-scientific and Misleading COVID-19 Information by Nurses

Purpose To address the misinformation being disseminated about COVID-19 by nurses. For the purposes of this statement, misinformation is defined as distorted facts, inaccurate or misleading information not grounded in the peer-reviewed scientific literature and counter to information being disseminated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration […]

Policy Brief: Clinical Experiences for Unvaccinated Nursing Students

In collaboration with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) and other national nursing organizations, OADN is endorsing this very important policy brief regarding alternative clinical requests for unvaccinated nursing students.  OADN supports this policy brief as a guide for our member schools as each of you address this very important issue during […]

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 […]

Netiquette for the Classroom

This video provides quick focused tips to help create welcoming and productive online classroom environments.  Specifically, the video discusses the importance of establishing netiquette rules when teaching online.   The video also reviews two infographs that can be used to create respectful and effective online classroom. One infograph describes five simple steps that educators can use […]

Evidence to Inform Regulatory Changes

OADN has received requests for information that can be used for state-level advocacy, particularly in regards to regulations that govern simulation and clinical hours.  Individual states regulations in these areas this vary considerably.  Regardless of how your state regulates clinical nursing education, it is important to rely on research and evidence-based practice in your arguments […]

Conducting Safe Clinicals and Labs During COVID-19

Industry Partners Work Group Letter The letter listed below was created by members of the Industry Partners Work Group to be used as a template for seeking support and facilitating academic-practice partnerships in your state or region.   The innovative strategy for academic-practice partnerships will assist in meeting the high demand for academic and workforce needs. […]

Innovations in Nursing Education: Recommendations in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

These recommendations were supported by the faculty experts, academic leaders, and institutions of higher education in the State of Washington.

Online Teaching Toolkit for COVID 19

The documents included in this toolkit was developed by the OADN COVID-19 Task Force as examples or guidelines. Please feel free to save these templates and customize as needed for use by your program / school. Online Education Checklist: Technology requirements Online Etiquette Policy Recording Release Online Testing Pledge Illness and Leave of Absence Policy […]

Practice/Academic Partnership During The COVID-19 Crisis – Policy Brief and Webinar

In an effort to provide a humanitarian response during this coronavirus pandemic, NCSBN, OADN and other national organizations, have issued recommendations for academic-practice partnerships between health care facilities and pre-licensure nursing education programs. The pandemic situation differs across the country, and each school of nursing in each state must carefully evaluate their circumstances regarding deployment […]