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What is the difference between an associates in science degree and an associates in applied science degree in nursing?

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An Associates in Science degree is a more general education degree, including more humanities and general sciences. An Associate in Applied Science, nursing or otherwise, is a more targeted degree for that profession. A "regular" associates degree is more transferrable to a Bachelor's degree and more all-purpose (can be applied to several jobs but in a general way), whereas an "applied" degree is more likely to get you a specific job (but no other job).

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An associate's degree is a 2-year program; a bachelor's degree is a 4-year program. The associates degree in nursing would correspond to the first two years of the bachelor's degree in nursing (generally). A person with a bachelor's in nursing is a bit more hirable than a person with an associate's in nursing.

Yes, many community colleges offer an associates degree for a registered nurse.

Some schools offer an Associate of Science and some schools on offer a certificate with your RN liscense. The nursing school I'm going to does not offer and Associates, so I got my associates at another 2 year school then went on to nursing school.

It is the abbreviation for "associates degree in nursing."

The college of nursing has a Master's program, the school of nursing does't

For me, and my nursing school, our nursing school is the same thing as the nursing program...the program is the curriculum...the actual classes that we take...and the school is just another name. For example I applied to the Presbyterian School of Nursing at Queens University of Charlotte, in Charlotte, NC and when I got in they said "Welcome to our nursing program." Its the same thing.

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Well if you know that you want to go ahead and get your bachelors in nursing there is no need to obtain your associates because you will still go through the same program and classes. It would just basically be an extension of classes from your associates. So If you want a bachelors in nursing, enroll in the bachelors nursing program, not the associates.

I would love to know this answer. Which someone would respond An associates degree refers to a completed course of study that is is less than the requirements for a baccalaureate degree (4 years of university study). Nursing is quite different from medical assisting. Nursing is a regulated profession that requires specific educational components and a licensing exam for entry to practice. Nurses work with clients of all ages and with a variety of conditions and in a variety of setting. Nursing is an autonomous profession. The nursing profession is highly relational with emphasis on the nurse client relationship. Advanced communication skills are needed. Medical assisting would be more technical and less relational. Any job that is "assisting" is not autonomous as you are taking direction from someone else.

An RN is a registered nurse who has either completed a diploma, associates, or bachelors degree from an accredited institution, and has passed the state board of nursing exams, and is now licensed to practice. The BSN, is specifically a bachelors in nursing, thus the abbreviation BSN.

The difference between hospital nursing and community nursing is that the latter one stresses prevention methods for patients. Community nursing aims to lower the risk of patients needed hospital treatments, while nurses at hospitals deal with illnesses usually after they have progressed.

Typically the associates degree can run between 60 and 64 credits depending on the state mandates. However, because of the amount of clinical hours involved, the associates in nursing can run approximately 75 credits.

Within the world of academia, ADN (in some areas) refers to associates degree in nursing which is program specific. AAS stands for associates in applied science which is not program specific but a degree category under which many programs of study fall. For example an AAS in electronics technology, computer science, business management, mechanical technology, etc.Within the world of academia, ADN (in some areas) refers to associates degree in nursing which is program specific. AAS stands for associates in applied science which is not program specific but a degree category under which many programs of study fall. For example an AAS in electronics technology, computer science, business management, mechanical technology, etc.Within the world of academia, ADN (in some areas) refers to associates degree in nursing which is program specific. AAS stands for associates in applied science which is not program specific but a degree category under which many programs of study fall. For example an AAS in electronics technology, computer science, business management, mechanical technology, etc.Within the world of academia, ADN (in some areas) refers to associates degree in nursing which is program specific. AAS stands for associates in applied science which is not program specific but a degree category under which many programs of study fall. For example an AAS in electronics technology, computer science, business management, mechanical technology, etc.Within the world of academia, ADN (in some areas) refers to associates degree in nursing which is program specific. AAS stands for associates in applied science which is not program specific but a degree category under which many programs of study fall. For example an AAS in electronics technology, computer science, business management, mechanical technology, etc.Within the world of academia, ADN (in some areas) refers to associates degree in nursing which is program specific. AAS stands for associates in applied science which is not program specific but a degree category under which many programs of study fall. For example an AAS in electronics technology, computer science, business management, mechanical technology, etc.

You would need to apply to a school of nursing. Nursing is a regulated profession and nursing schools are required to prepare graduates to meet the entry level competencies required in the profession. Medical assisting does not prepare you for these competencies.

There is very little difference between an MS and an MSN in nursing. Both of them are Master of Science in Nursing. An MS is geared more towards academics while the MSN is geared more toward practice.

Nursing gather there information Physician gather there own information

I think the difference lies on who it is meant to be. For the counselling, it is for the counselor for when they do their job and for nursing then its for nurses when they do their duties.

Nursing certification is what you receive after you earn your nursing degree. You go to school for your degree and then train in a specific field for your certification.

For registered nurses at this level it is typically an associate of science degree in nursing.

A diploma nurse has a two year degree or associates of science in nursing (ASN)


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