ERIC Number: ED328154
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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The Origins and Rise of Associate Degree Nursing Education.
Haase, Patricia T.
This book offers an analytical history of the associate degree nursing (ADN) program and the role of associate degree nurses in the U.S. health care system. It covers the period from just after World War II to the middle of the 1980s. The support of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and the Federal Government for ADN education is highlighted. Chapter titles include: "The Roots of the ADN Idea,""Setting the Stage for a New Nursing Program,""The Cooperative Research Project: The ADN Pioneers,""The Impact of the ADN on Nursing Education,""The W. K. Kellogg Foundation and the Four-State Project,""The Federal Government Lends a Hand,""Upheaval Within: The Politics of the Profession,""ADN Education at the Age of Twenty,""The Kellogg Project: The Work Role of the AD Nurse,""ADN Faculty Preparation," and "Epilogue." A bibliography of over 150 consultants, W. K. Kellogg Foundation archives, government documents, nursing organization publications, monographs, and articles and periodicals is included. (JDD)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Educational History, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Government Role, Higher Education, Nursing, Nursing Education, Philanthropic Foundations, Political Influences, Private Financial Support, Program Development, Research Projects, Social History, Staff Role, Teacher Education, Two Year Colleges
Duke University Press, 6697 College Station, Durham, NC 27708 ($37.50 hard cover; $10.95 paper cover).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
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