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Old 10-25-2015, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by "darkness" View Post
When training here went to polytechnics and out of the hospital we had to do a Bachelors of nursing as opposed to a diploma. We dont have associate degrees

if someone could explain what the difference is between a bachelors and an associates degree I'd be most greatful
Associate's is typically a 2 year program and Bachelor's takes 4 years.

Anyone, feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that the Bachelor's program provide more courses on leadership and such, and allows you to be eligible for a management position some time in the future. Obviously, they're both still taking the same NCLEX-RN.

(Now, this makes me wonder if you can still have a management position with an ADN degree?)
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