RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 778431698 LA English UL http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=829576 T1 Accelerated education in nursing : challenges, strategies, and future directions A1 Zhan, Lin., Finch, Linda P., PB Springer Pub. Co. PP New York YR 2012 SN 9780826107640 0826107648 128339510X 9781283395106 AB "Accelerated degree programs provide evidence that creativity in nursing program design can facilitate learning experiences that assure competence in the profession while also taking advantage of the knowledge, skills, and experiences the learner brings to our profession. Lessons learned from accelerated nursing programs can be applied in all our programs and enrich the education of professional nurses ". Geraldine Polly Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN. CEO, AACN. Over the last two decades, an unprecedented pool of nursing students-many with academic degrees and prior work experience-have en.