NRS-430V Professional Dynamics
NRS-430V Professional Dynamics One can become a Registered Nursed through several routes; a common choice is a 2-3 yearlong Associate degree (ADN) that can be achieved from a community college and the second choice is through a more formal path of attending a four-year bachelorette degree program (BSN).
Regardless of the chosen route, to professionally practice nursing the nursing degree holder should obtain NCLEX-RN certification.
The level of knowledge, preparation required and the area of specialization are some of the judging factors in choosing which route has to be taken.
While comparing the two routes, a four-year BSN degree program is a more comprehensive approach since the student gains more in-depth knowledge as more time and consideration is given when compared to a ADN program. The BSN degree program is more robust as it indulges several aspects such as public and community health, nursing research, health management, nursing history and many other theoretical and practical aspects.
A BSN nurse have a much broader perceptive about promoting good health, psychological aspects of the patients, patients family involvement and other health hazards (Ellis, 2007). A BSN degree better prepares a nurse to deal with critical situations and make decisions based on evidence based practices (Forster, 2008).
ADN degree holder nurse is trained in a very straightforward approach meaning their curriculum is more task oriented with much less focus on critical thinking during clinical decisions that could probably come unfavorable to patients.
These are some of the distinctions between a BSN and ADN holder.
ADN nurses are trained quite differently as they poses more technical skills when compared to BSN nurses, while BSN nurse training focus more on providing professional development by equipping students with better communication and problem solving skills.
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