Associate Degree in Nursing

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As·so·ci·ate De·gree in Nurs·ing

(ADN) (ă-sō'sē-ăt dĕ-grē' nŭrs'ing)
A professional nursing degree conferred after a period of training (e.g., 2-3 years) shorter than that needed for the bachelor's degree.
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The two-year associate degree in nursing program will still be offered at the school.
Currently, the majority of DONs in long term care have a diploma or associate degree in nursing. The industry has placed limited emphasis on DONs' educational preparation, while schools of nursing have been slow to develop curriculum content that would prepare nurses for long term care leadership positions.
Graduates from the College of DuPage Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program surpassed their peers nationally and statewide in 2018, achieving a 95 percent pass rate on the Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) exams.
Baltimore, MD -- The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) and Howard Community College (HCC) in Columbia, Maryland, recently signed an agreement of dual admission that will ensure a smooth transition from HCC's Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program to UMSON's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.
The Sierra College Foundation (Calif) received a $100,000 donation to establish an endowment fund to help students who've received their associate degree in nursing go on and earn a bachelor's degree.
Loe received her associate degree in nursing from Meridian Community College.
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