Thesis - Open Access
Master of Science (MS)
This study examines the effects of perceived mandatory continued education on professional attitudes of Licensed Practical Nurse Associate Degree Upward Mobility Students. The results indicate a statistically significant difference in the professional attitude of self-regulation. Those Licensed Practical Nurse Associate Degree Upward Mobility Students who perceived continued education as mandatory had a more positive attitude regarding self-regulation than those who chose to continue their education. Age and size of city were variables that also influenced professional attitudes.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Practical nurses -- Attitudes
Associate degree nurses -- Attitudes
Nursing -- Study and teaching (Continuing education)
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
In Copyright - Non-Commercial Use Permitted
Hankel, Kathy, "Impact of Perceived Mandatory Continued Formal Education on Professional Attitudes of Licensed Practical Nurse Associate Degree Upward Mobility Students" (1988). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 665.