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Length of preparation of a baccalaureate nurse?

4-5 years in length (120-140 credits) and emphasizes courses in liberal arts, scenes, humanities. 1/2 - 2/3 of non nursing curriculum.

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What is an external degree program?

nontraditional program that allowed a student to gain credit, meet external degree requirements, and obtain a degree from a degree-granting institution without attending face-to-face classes. Ex. Nursing online schools, accredited by either ACEN or CCNE... University of Phoenix

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Proprietary Nursing Schools

For-profit schools that meet different requirements for each state's nursing board.

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Certification defined?

Voluntary process by which a nongovernmental agency or assoc. certifies that an individual licensed to practice a profession has a certain predetermined standards specified by that profession for specialty practice.

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Nursing License

recognized as indicating minimum competency

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Nursing Certification

indicates preparation beyond the minimum level.

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Accreditation

Often confused with certification. Defined as "a process by which a voluntary, nongovernmental agency or organization approves and grants status to institutions or programs (not individuals) that meet predetermined standards or outcomes."

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3 Trends affecting the future of nursing education through next decade

Aging of nurse faculty population, increasing number of part-time faculty, Large number of nursing faculty who are not prepared at the doctoral level.

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3 Trends affecting the future of nursing education through next decade

Aging of nurse faculty population, increasing number of part-time faculty, Large number of nursing faculty who are not prepared at the doctoral level.