must you have a BSN in Pittsburgh soon?

  1. must you have a BSN in Pittsburgh soon?
    I've read some states or some hospitals want their RN's to have a BSN by 2018,
    what about Pittsburgh?
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  2. 4 Comments

  3. by   BrendaH84
    has anyone else heard this?
  4. by   besaangel
    This has been the claim for years but has recently taken on more stance. I havent heard anything about Pittsburg recently but I thing in a few decades, it will be more of a requirement than a preference (which is all it is right now) JMHO

    I work in a magnet hosp and people swear you need a BSN to be hired but honestly, HR recently told me that they really dont care if you have an ADN, as long as you are qualified for the job.
  5. by   besaangel
    Also, I think its easier for people to just get their BSN now rather than later, although one could still get an ADN now and work towards the BSN and be a BSN grad by then...
  6. by   BrendaH84
    the hospital i work at in florida is requiring us to obtain it by 2018, we are not a magnate hospital

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