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Nursing advancements available with a BSN (Bachelors of Science in Nursing) vs. an ADN (Associates of Science in Nursing) are wide and varied as the field of nursing itself. There is truly a niche for every nurse, it just takes a little research. Because it’s hard to know what you’ve never been exposed to. A few of the fields accessible with a BSN, but limited or unavailable to those with an associates or certificate of Registered Nursing are Clinical Nurse Leader, Informatics Nurse, Gerontological NP (Nurse Practitioner), and School Nurse. Looking at these specialties separately one can see just how different this handful of sand in the sea of nursing really can be.
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2074 words - 8 pagesADN and BSN. For one to obtain a nursing license, students must graduate from an approved nursing program and pass a national licensing examination, known as the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), as do LPNs, except they take the NCLEX-PN. To learn and understand all that is taught in these courses, one needs to go to school for a period of time to make an excellent nurse.
Becoming an RN takes a lot longer than it does to become an LPN. RNs have more responsibilities which mean they need more education. The three typical educational paths to RN all have a different amount of years to graduate. For instance, a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) programs, offeredVIEW DOCUMENT