ERIC Number: ED032423
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
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Associate Degree Education for Nursing.
National League for Nursing, New York, NY. Dept. of Associate Degree Programs.
Although there are variations, some features are characteristic of associate degree programs in nursing: (1) The majority are conducted by public junior or community colleges, (2) Program length is 2 academic to 2 calendar years, (3) Nursing theory is combined with college-level general education courses, (4) Students must meet college and nursing program admission requirements, (5) Costs and living arrangements are comparable to those for students in other curriculums, and (6) The purpose of the program is to prepare registered nurses to give patient-centered nursing care in beginning general duty positions, usually in hospitals. Prepared to assist prospective applicants and others interested in nursing education, this publication discusses admission requirements, licensure, and program accreditation. Two hundred and ninety-two state approved programs are listed, and 66 programs also accredited by the National League for Nursing are indicated. (JK)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Allied Health Occupations Education, Associate Degrees, Certification, Community Colleges, Educational Counseling, Nursing, Nursing Education, Program Descriptions, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges
National League for Nursing, 10 Columbus Circle, New York, New York 10019 ($.25)
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Authoring Institution: National League for Nursing, New York, NY. Dept. of Associate Degree Programs.