ACNL in Action: The State of Nursing Education

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ACNL in Action: The State of Nursing Education

May 3, 2022

ACNL in Action: The State of Nursing Education

Charlene talks with Dr. Mary Wickman, Faculty Emeritus for the Department of Nursing at Vanguard University and Immediate Past President of the California Association of Colleges of Nursing. Mary shares insights from the recent joint conference between CACN and the California Organization of Associate Degree Nursing. Charlene and Mary also talk about the nursing shortage crisis, what problems students and schools are facing, and potential solutions.


Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC (@charleneplaton)


Dr. Mary Wickman, Ph.D, MSN, RN (

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