California Association of Colleges of Nursing

CACN represents colleges and universities offering baccalaureate and higher degree programs for California's nursing students. We are committed to providing the highest quality educational opportunities to benefit our students and communities. 


CoADN-CACN Joint Fall Conference

The Transformation of Nursing Education in California

October 24-26, 2018

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
1775 East Mission Bay Drive

San Diego, CA  92109 

Featured Speaker: Michael Bleich, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN 
President & CEO, NursDynamics, LLC

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Conference Agenda


Making Our Voices Heard!

CACN members visit Senator Dianne Feinstein's office to discuss important issues in nursing education and practice during AACN's 2017 Academic Leadership Conference in Washington, DC in October.



Bridging the Self Studies of the California BRN and CCNE


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CACN Board of Directors

President                  Scott Ziehm
President Elect Lorna Kendrick 
Secretary Leah FitzGerald
Member-At-Large I Debbie Tavernier
Member-At-Large II Robyn Nelson

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