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OADN Member Schools Awarded Over $12 Million in Nursing Expansion Grants from the United States Department of Labor

[Washington, DC] – The Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) is pleased to announce member schools from five states have been awarded nursing expansion grants from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration. The multi-million-dollar investment in the nation’s nursing workforce will support innovative partnerships and strategies that expand and diversify America’s […]

Message from the Leadership – June 2023: OADN Prioritizes the National Nurse Faculty Shortage

Dear OADN Members, Congratulations on the completion of the 2022-2023 academic year! With the academic year wrapping up comes the opportunity to reflect on our collective work that advances excellence in ADN education. In partnership with all of you, the OADN Board of Directors and operations team are making great progress in meeting our mission […]

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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 […]