Reasons Identified by Associate Degree Nursing Students for Planning to Attend a Baccalaureate Completion Nursing Program Within Five Years of Graduation. Candice Kiskadden, BSN, RN. Abstract Overview. Mixed design, descriptive study Approximately 100 nursing students
Reasons Identified by Associate Degree Nursing Students for Planning to Attend a Baccalaureate Completion Nursing Program Within Five Years of Graduation
Candice Kiskadden, BSN, RN
Why is a BSN important?
Higher functioning in critical skills:
To identify reasons why second year associate degree nursing students are planning to or not to pursue their baccalaureate degree within five years.
Statement of the Problem
What reasons were identified by final semester, second year ADN students as contributing to their decision to obtain their BSN within 5 years?
Comparison of Baccalaureate and Non-baccalaureate Nursing Programs
The Educational Impact on Nursing
RN-BSN Programs: Benefits, Incentives, and Barriers
Imogene King’s Conceptual Framework for dynamic nursing interactions
(Sieloff-Evans, 1991, pg.6)
Students will be given sufficient time to complete the survey during the visited class.
Data collected over two classroom days for each of the second year nursing student classes.
Data analyzed within the week of collection
Completed within 3 weeks of the study.
The Second-Year Associate Degree Nursing Student Questions
Students are to complete ALLquestions
Findings can assist nursing programs to foster better transitions from ADN programs to BSN through effective bridge programs