Organization for Associate Degree Nursing and American Nurses Association
Joint Position Statement on Academic Progression to
Meet the Needs of the Registered Nurse, the Health Care
Consumer, and the U.S. Health Care System
All nurses must have access to seamless academic progression through high-quality, accredited nursing education programs that will meet the anticipated demand for qualified nurses over the next several decades. The Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) and American Nurses Association (ANA) commit to partnering with nursing and health care leaders, state legislature and regulatory agencies, universities, colleges, and other stakeholders in supporting and adopting innovative and emerging strategies to achieve that goal.
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