The Lived Experience of Associate Degree Nursing Students Intending to Pursue the RN-BSN

@inproceedings{Hidle2014TheLE,
  title={The Lived Experience of Associate Degree Nursing Students Intending to Pursue the RN-BSN},
  author={Unn Hidle},
  year={2014}
}
This qualitative phenomenological research study explored the lived experience of ten senior Associate Degree nursing students intending to continue their education. Findings revealed eight themes and although most students were motivated to pursue the RN-BSN, it did not take away from the overwhelming barriers they faced. Based on study findings, there needs to be greater emphasis on individual student barriers, nursing advisement, and accurate information about the changes within academia.