The Importance Of Experience In Nursing Education
Many of these programs have closed, and those that remain open now often partner with community colleges and in some cases universities to offer academic degrees. (Finkelman & Kenner, 2016, p.78) The Associates of Science in Nursing program is a two to three year program (Rosseter, 2014) and is one of the quickest educational paths to entering the nursing field. Experience in the classroom, clinical rotations and/or internships are included in the program. In the United States, community colleges, technical schools, or nursing schools typically offer ASN degrees. (“Associate Degree,” 2015) Because of it’s short time-span and individuals’ desire to begin their nursing career immediately, more individuals are entering the ASN program than any other nursing program. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program usually takes four to five years to complete. According to Robert J.