The professional practice preparation debate has been a long and controversial one. Opinions and requirements change, based on the current health care environment. With this in mind, read Factors Influencing Nursesâ€™ Perception of the Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing as Minimum Requirement for Professional Practice (Thielmann, Parker, Post, & Abraham, 2019) and respond to one of the following questions:
- Would you agree or disagree with the articlesâ€™ authors?
- Has your opinion on the topic changed now that youâ€™re a BSN-prepared nurse?
- How has your own practice changed throughout the RN-BSN program?