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OADN Leadership Institute

Applications cycle for 2024 OADN Leadership Institute Cohorts to be announced in Fall 2023 Every journey has a beginning…start yours now with the OADN Leadership Institute! OADN is pleased to announce additional opportunities to apply for this cohort-based program geared towards emerging nursing education faculty and directors with the purpose to enhance competencies and skills […]

OADN Names Dr. Rick García as New Chief Executive Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) has named Rick García, Ph.D., RN, CCM, FAAOHN, FAADN as its new chief executive officer, effective January 3, 2023. Dr. García most recently served as vice president of nursing, regulation, and program expansion for Unitek Learning, in Newport Beach, CA. Appointed by the OADN Board […]

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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 […]