Learning Impact of Armed Forces Medical Background on Military Nursing Students in an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
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The study examined differences between military students enrolled in an accelerated bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program with and without medical experience and/or a previous bachelor's degree on graduation grade point average (GPA) and NCLEX®-RN first-time pass rates. Significant differences were found between groups with/without military medical experience on NCLEX-RN, but not graduation GPA. Significant differences were found between groups with/without prior degree on GPA, but not on NCLEX-RN. Having both medical experience and a prior degree did not make a difference on GPA or NCLEX-RN. Findings offer guidance on admission criteria to accelerated programs for this unique group of students.
Wiersma, Gretchen Michele; Cox, Catherine Wilson; McNelis, Angela M.; Tebbenhoff, Billinda; Schumann, Mary Jean; and Maring, Joyce, "Learning Impact of Armed Forces Medical Background on Military Nursing Students in an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program" (2022). GW Authored Works. Paper 2009.
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