There are many advantages to having a BSN, but some nurses are unsure whether now is the right time to go back to school. Are you ready to continue your education and get a BSN? Take this quiz to find out.
Do you …
Enjoy having opportunities to discuss professional and clinical topics with your colleagues? Y / N
Ever wish that you had your BSN or that you were working on it already? Y / N
Often turn to the literature to support or enhance your clinical practice? Y / N
Think about becoming a leader some day, whether it be in practice, academia or administration? Y / N
Envision yourself moving on for advanced degrees during your career? Y / N
Hear about jobs you wish you were qualified to apply for? Y / N
Find yourself seeking the expertise and advice of colleagues with higher degrees? Y / N
Frequently volunteer for participation in evidence-based projects and research studies? Y / N
Often find yourself assuming an informal leadership role on the unit, on a committee or in a group project? Y / N
Sometimes argue with yourself about the need to pursue the BSN degree? Y / N
If you answered YES to most of these questions, you might be ready to go back and get your BSN.
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