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A perspective: the external degree as a viable educational model in nursing.

@article{Simms1978APT,
  title={A perspective: the external degree as a viable educational model in nursing.},
  author={Lillian M. Simms},
  journal={The Journal of nursing education},
  year={1978},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          23-7
        }
}
  • Lillian M. Simms
  • Published 1978
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of nursing education
  • The external degree is not new in higher education. However it has not as yet been fully developed. Its usefulness has been demonstrated at the undergraduate level where students are able to move up the career ladder to licensure or degree. It appears to be a viable alternative for nurses seeking educations at the masters level also. By definition it is a nontraditional method of delivery. Nursing as a profession abounds with nontraditional potential students. The author has made no attempt to… CONTINUE READING

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