Boldt, M. 2003. Legislature approves relaxed education standards for nurses. The Associated Press State & Local Wire, April 16.

Gebbie, K. M. 2009. 20th-century reports on nursing and nursing education: What difference did they make? Nurse Outlook 57(2):84-92.

HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration). 2010. The registered nurse population: Findings from the 2008 National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses. HRSA. 2010. The history of practical nursing. (accessed September 9, 2010).

Lynaugh, J. E. 2008. Kate Hurd-Mead lecture. Nursing the great society: The impact of the Nurse Training Act of 1964. Nursing History Review 16:13-28.

Lynaugh, J. E., and B. L. Brush. 1996. American nursing: From hospitals to health systems. Cambridge, MA and Oxford, U.K.: Blackwell Press.

NCSBN (National Council of State Boards of Nursing). 2010. Nurse licensure and NCLEX examination statistics. (accessed August 20, 2010).

Orsolini-Hain, L. 2008. An interpretive phenomenological study on the influences on associate degree prepared nurses to return to school to earn a higher degree in nursing, Department of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco.

Smith, T. G. 2010. A policy perspective on the entry into practice issue. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing 15(1).

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001

Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement