BSN in 10 and Neuman’s Systems Model Education for nursing professionals has been a long-standing debate. Over the years there have been numerous attempts at legislation which specify educational requirements for nurses to continue practicing. The latest incarnation of legislated education requirements is the BSN in 10. Essentially, nurses will be mandated to obtain a bachelor of science in nursing to continue practicing, and must obtain their degree within 10 years of initial licensure ( Trossman , 2008). This proposal has caused a great deal of debate within the nursing community. To better understand what the enactment of BSN in 10 legislation means for nurses, a review of the policy utilizing Betty Neuman’s System Model is necessary....The end:
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