The Differences in Competencies: Associate-Degree Level and Baccalaureate-Degree Nursing

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The Differences in Competencies: Associate-Degree Level and Baccalaureate-Degree Nursing Stephen D. Iulg
Grand Canyon University: NRS-430V Professional Dynamics
Wednesday, June 06, 2012

The Differences in Competencies: Associate-Degree Level and Baccalaureate-Degree Nursing
The difference competencies between nurses prepared at the associate-degree level nursing versus the baccalaureate-degree level will be discussed in the following manner to inform the reader and the audience of particular subjects. First, the difference in curriculum in education among the two nursing degrees; second, the length of each program degree with career opportunities discussed; third, pay rate scale based on the national survey, and finally a patient care situation in which will describe how nursing care approaches to decision making may differ upon education preparation of the nurse (BSN versus a diploma or ADN degree).

With an increasing number of students acquiring to learn a degree of nursing that can be compatible with their everyday work life and family. These forthcoming scholars offer strong skills that can enhance their classroom proficiency: such as everyday life experience, devotion and personal goals and motivation to achieve an accomplishment in life. They are inspired by the relatively short duration and time that can be managed by their busy everyday live. Associate degree nursing program is estimated two years. One discouraging disadvantage aspect that will lengthen the program will be the required prerequisites at your choice of a local or junior college. At the associate degree level of nursing the education is directed towards the student to apprehend a professional attitude, knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary for the ethical practice in nursing. The devoted hard working college student continues building the pyramid of principle of nurse provider which incorporates the education, patient advocate, and a team member of...
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