Why BSN over ADN

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Why Choose BSN Over ADN Grand Canyon University Professional Dynamics NRS-430V Sandi Caufal December 08, 2013 The aim of this paper is to look into the differences in competences between nurses prepared at the associate-degree level versus nurses prepared at the baccalaureate-degree level. Nursing is an occupation that requiring special education that has been found of great importance and respect over many centuries and it is an immense, appreciating and recognizing field. By choosing nursing, it gives a gratifying career path for both BSN and ADN trained nurses. “Associate degree nursing programs are designed to be 2 years in length and consist of a balance between general education and clinical nursing courses, all of which…show more content…
Research shows that BSN students that took the N-CLEX exam passed the first time endeavor than the ADN students. The US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics states that “registered nurses with at least a bachelor’s degree in nursing will have better job prospects than those without one” (2012). In conclusion, near future, in order for the nurses to give effective and safe care, hospitals will require the nurses to have BSN degree. BSN nurses can grow in nursing area with more preponderant leadership skills and chances to establish a better foundation. The above reasons cause the student to better choose BSN program. References Grand Canyon University College of nursing Philosophy: (2011). Phoenix: Grand Canyon University Tri- council for nursing (pg.3):http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Education-resources/TricouncilEdStatement.pdf American association of college of nursing: Fact Shet.http://www.aacn.nche.edu/media-relations/NursingWorkforce.pdf The impact of education on nursing practice (pg.1)http://www.aacn.nche.edu/media-relations/fact-sheets/impact-of-education Creasia, Friberg, J. (2011). Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice (5th ed). Mosby. Retrieved from

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