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Admissions Trends & NursingCAS Panel Discussion at AACN’s Baccalaureate Conference

November 16, 2017 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Join your colleagues for an interactive panel discussion from 12:45 – 1:45 PM on Thursday, November 16, to learn about trends in nursing admissions and how their schools are leveraging NursingCAS.


  • Marinda Allender, Division Director, Undergraduate Nursing , Texas Christian University, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Kim Hawkins, Associate Professor, Bellarmine University, Donna and Allan Lansing School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences
  • Todd Tartavoulle, Program Director for Traditional BSN Program, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans School of Nursing

As the applicant pool evolves and grows, how can enrollment management practices progress…What recruitment strategies are programs using? How are programs benefiting from NursingCAS? How are programs addressing challenges associated with attracting and admitting best fit students? What trends are programs seeing with the BSN, RN to BSN, and 2nd Degree BSN applicant pool?

During this session, the panelists will discuss these topics and provide opportunities for you to share ideas and insight.

NursingCAS is a free resource provided by AACN and more than 230 schools use NursingCAS and over 100,000 applications were initiated during the 2016 – 2017 NursingCAS cycle. NursingCAS provides valuable information to prospective students about the admissions requirements of participating nursing programs and the ability to easily find and apply to programs of interest through one, online service.

Please RSVP for this luncheon session to ensure entry, space is limited.

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November 16, 2017
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
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If you have questions, contact Stephanie Wurth, AACN’s Director of Strategic Partnerships.