Linda Aiken’s editorial review of Yukasheva et al’s “Economic Evaluation of BSNs” in Journal of Medical Care.
Academic/Practice Partnerships are an important mechanism to strengthen nursing practice and help nurses become well positioned to lead change and advance health. Through implementing such partnerships, both academic institutions and practice settings will formally address […]
Handout: Assessing the Progress on Increasing Nursing Workforce Diversity Using Existing Data Sources by Ed Salsberg of George Washington University.
This manuscript describes a collaborative, seamless program between a community college and a university college of nursing designed to increase the number of nurses prepared with a baccalaureate degree. The three-year Integrated Nursing Pathway provides […]
This document is an FAQ from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) about Academic Progression (March 2016).
447 nurse executives in hospitals, nurse-led clinics, and home and hospice companies were interviewed to explore the current practices of healthcare employers with regard to this 80/20 BSN recommendation from the IOM. Almost 80% of […]
All nurses must have access to seamless academic progression through high-quality, accredited nursing education programs that will meet the anticipated demand for qualified nurses over the next several decades. The Organization for Associate Degree Nursing […]
A combined approach of increasing the hospital-level BSN proportion to 80% and assuring a high BSN dose through individual patient-level staffing assignments is needed to achieve projected quality and costs benefits.
OADN’s CEO and Board affirm their support for a greater BSN workforce and call for more university and community college partnerships to achieve this goal.
A course menu strategy for foundational baccalaureate nursing courses was proposed that includes four general course categories with credit ranges and common courses or content for each category. The four proposed foundational course categories are […]