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National Report Underscores the Importance of Associate Degree Nursing Programs

The Center for American Progress has published a new report entitled How To Ease The Nursing Shortage In America.  The report underscores the important role that community colleges and the associate degree pathway plan in ensuring a robust, diverse nursing workforce.  The report addresses “three main constraints that prevent higher education institutions from graduating more […]

OADN Leadership Institute Accepting New Applicants Now Through June 15, 2022

Applications now being accepted for Cohorts 3 & 4 of the OADN Leadership Institute! The OADN Leadership Institute is the ONLY national program exclusively focused on ADN nursing faculty and deans/directors seeking opportunities to enhance their leadership competencies and skills. Highlights of the program include: 4 Virtual Seminars 1: 1 Mentorship Experience Peer-to-Peer Coaching Calls Monthly Round […]

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Medical Errors, Criminalization & Just Culture: What Faculty and Students Should Know

This guest blog was authored by Sandra Y. Walker, EJD, MS, RN, FAADN, Dean of Technical Studies at Central Ohio Technical College. Dr. Walker serves on the board of directors for the OADN Foundation and is a Fellow of the Academy of Associate Degree Nursing   Many nurses have been following the news related to […]

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 […]