RN to BSN: Why and How

Debra A. Hrelic, PhD, RNC


Am Nurs Journal. 2019;14(10):42-44. 

In This Article

Abstract and Introduction


Prepare Yourself to Successfully Pursue a BSN

You've made the decision to return to school for your bachelor of science in nursing (BSN). That's a big decision, and it will affect many aspects of your life. Whether you're a new associate degree in nursing (ADN) graduate or an experienced RN, as an adult learner you'll face challenges that the average college student may not. Understanding why pursuing a BSN is important, the best way to go about it, and the challenges you're likely to encounter will help prepare you for the work ahead.