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Updated February 9, 2022

As the Global COVID-19 Pandemic continues, resources for nursing and health sciences faculty will be consolidated on this page. Please check back often. If you have suggestions for information to add to this page, please email

Minnesota Department of Health Institutes of Higher Education COVID-19 Guidance

Nursing Learning Pathways During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) COVID Resources

Table-Top Planning Exercise for COVID-19 Pandemic in Higher Ed.

John's Hopkins Center for Health Security

Recommendations for Improving National Nurse Preparedness for Pandemic Response: Early Lessons from COVID-19

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Resources

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities COVID-19 Site

Proctoring Resources Sharepoint Site - must click "request access"

Higher Education Planning Guides - General

Academic-Practice Partnership Development

One potential solution to maintaining clinical learning experiences during the COVID-19 Pandemic is to establish local academic-practice partnerships. This model has students working in paid positions while also learning. In Minnesota State, we have done this with our Summer Nurse Internships. Please look at this webpage for more information to help you evaluate this option.

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 If you have resources to add to this website, or for questions or concerns, please contact Jennifer Eccles, PhD RN, at