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The Articulation And Educational Trend For Associate And Baccalaureate Nursing Degrees , Beverly Joan Dunn Nelson Jan 1981

The Articulation And Educational Trend For Associate And Baccalaureate Nursing Degrees , Beverly Joan Dunn Nelson

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study was designed to determine the extent of articulation process between the Associate Degree nursing programs and the Baccalaureate Degree nursing programs which facilitates Associate Degree Registered Nurses opportunities to enter and complete advanced education in the field of nursing;The sample consisted of 127 Associate Degree nursing programs and 83 Baccalaureate Degree nursing programs that were located in nine Midwest states that are in close proximity to Iowa;The data to be gathered were concerned with identifying the entrance requirements for Associate Degree Registered Nurses to continue their education, determining if Associate Degree nursing graduates were given credit ...


A Study Of Practical And Associate Degree Nursing Education In Iowa From 1918 To 1978, Donna Ketchum Story Jan 1980

A Study Of Practical And Associate Degree Nursing Education In Iowa From 1918 To 1978, Donna Ketchum Story

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Practical nursing education existed in Iowa as early as 1891 within some of the state institutions for the insane. These programs were intended to provide a work force for the institution, rather than an educational opportunity for students. State licensure for practical nurses was not imposed until 1949. Interest in the development of practical nursing programs in the mid 1940s was a direct result of the severe shortage of nursing students. The first program established for the purpose of educating students to comply with state licensure was the Mercedian School of Practical Nursing at Marshalltown. Unlike practical nursing programs in ...