Write a formal paper of 750-1,000 words that addresses the following:
Discuss the differences in competencies between nurses prepared at the associate-degree level versus the baccalaureate-degree level.
Identify a patient care situation in which you describe how nursing care or approaches to decision-making may differ based upon the educational preparation of the nurse (BSN versus a diploma or ADN degree).
For additional help finding research on this topic refer to;
- the GCU Library tutorial located at in the Student Success Center.
- the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Fact Sheet: Creating a More Highly Qualified Nursing Workforce as a resource.
- Refer to the assigned readings for concepts that help support your main points.
- Refer to “Grand Canyon University College of Nursing Philosophy.” This is an informational resource to assist in completing the assignment.