Tuesday, January 3, 2012

New York Bill Would Require Four Year Registered Nursing Degrees

We hope that everyone had a safe and happy holiday season!

Last week, The Washington Post reported on a new bill being considered by the New York State Senate that will require all registerd nurses to obtain bachelor’s degrees within 10 years in order to keep working in the state. This intiative, “BSN in 10”, is supported by major nursing and health policy organizations across the country. The proposed legislation also directly addresses recommendation #4 made in the IOM's Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health report.

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