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Authors

  1. Raines, Deborah A. PhD, RN

Abstract

For an individual with a prior bachelor's degree, the accelerated second-degree program offers the quickest route to becoming a registered nurse. But does this quick route lead to satisfaction with the educational experience and perceived effectiveness of preparation to be a professional nurse? The author reports the findings of a study of student satisfaction with an accelerated program of study and the perceived effectiveness of preparation for work as a professional nurse.