OADN Toolkit: Incorporating Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Associate Degree Nursing Education


Representing the over 1,100 associate degree nursing programs across the country, the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) is the national voice and a pivotal resource for community college nursing education and the associate degree pathway. We work to expand networks that promote leadership, collaboration, and advocacy to further enrich nursing education and the communities we serve.

OADN is invested in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the profession of nursing and in nursing education. The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) nurse is charged with threading diversity, equity, and inclusion in the professional practice. We believe the ADN nurse holds the key to making the future of nursing safe and equitable for all patient populations, nursing students, and educators of all backgrounds.