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Education Preparation Essay

  • Submitted by: Ylswain
  • on February 19, 2014
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 798 words

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Educational Preparation: Associate-Degree Versus Baccalaureate-Degree
Yvonne Swain
Grand Canyon University: NRS-430V-Professional Dynamics
January 26, 2014

Educational Preparation: Associate-Degree Versus Baccalaureate-Degree
This paper will give a brief comparison between the associate-degree (ADN) level educated nurse and the baccalaureate-degree (BSN) educated level nurse. There is research showing that the ADN nurse is an entry level position capable of providing competent care to patients.   However, the BSN nurse generally has a better preparation for critical thinking skills as well as leadership skills.   Depending on the type of nurse one envisions themselves being, will guide them in their education experience.   If bedside nursing is what is being sought, then an ADN will suffice.   However if leadership, better quality of care, research, or advanced practice is in sight one must pursue a BSN and higher
ADN Education
      ADN education consists of three years at a community college.   This is the largest enrolled RN program in the nation.   In this program students receive the foundation for critical thinking while the emphasis is placed on the technical skills needed to perform bed side nursing.   Specific hours are required both in the classroom setting as well as in a clinical setting.   Clinical settings include skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, and skills labs with mannequins.   “The ADN nurse is limited to the type of care he or she can provide, as well as being limited in advancement of supervisory roles.”   (2009)   At this education level the supervisory limitations vary in each clinical setting.   In a hospital that is not a Magnet level the ADN nurse can achieve more responsibility.   Generally charge nurse for a unit is the highest supervisory role the ADN nurse can achieve.
BSN Education
BSN education consists of four years at a university.   The BSN education offers a more in depth study in the knowledge of nursing diagnosis and...

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