Do the Best Nursing Jobs Require Higher Education?

Do-the-Best-Nursing-Jobs-Require-Higher-EducationMany nurses believe that the shortage of experienced bedside nurses will slow nursing’s political push for increased educational degree requirements for nurses.

However, policy makers and healthcare organizations know the documented benefits—including improved patient outcomes–associated with increased education levels among nurses.

BSN Degree as the Minimum Requirement
As a result, The Institute of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recommend that 80% of nurses be BSN prepared by 2020. And in order for hospitals to obtain Magnet® designation today, 100% of their nurse managers and nurse leaders must have baccalaureate or graduate degrees.


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About International Nurses Association

The International Nurses Association was founded on the idea that professional achievement is deserving of recognition, exposure and reward. As a meeting place for the top minds in nursing, INA offers unlimited opportunities to further your success and embrace your role as a vital member of the medical community. INA is the fastest growing network of nurses from around the globe and takes pride in delivering its members the platform and competitive edge needed to survive in this ever-changing and complex environment. Visit
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