Kolowich, S. (2010) Online Cure for the Nursing Crisis Inside Higher Education February 2
A report released last month from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching asserted that all working nurses should be required to hold a bachelor’s degree in the field. As a result, a large spike in online degree programs for nurses is expected, since most will already have the clinical practice in their R.N. program that will be laddered into a bachelor’s degree.
Some interesting figures are provided in this article about the size of online programs for nurses in the USA.