The discussion regarding the entry level for nursing has been ongoing for decades. I have articles written in the 1940s extolling the virtues of the BSN long before the first ADN program opened in 1952.
Every now and then, someone broaches the topic of making the BSN the entry level and BAM! the flames that ensue make the health care reform debate look like Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood.
Why the rancor?
Well, if one states that the BSN should be the entry level for a registered nurse, then it follows there must be a reason why an ADN should not.
That does not sit well with ADN graduates. Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at Emergiblog*