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Identify the correct actions of nurses in ADN vs. BSN roles using the DEC nursing competencies applied to the case scenario provided in the rubric attached above. Use appropriate APA (6th ed.) format. This assignment will be checked for plagiarism.

Write a three to five page paper (excluding title and reference page) in APA (6th edition) format examining the Differentiated Essential Competencies of nurses. Use the case scenario in the DECs paper Rubric (ABOVE). Detail which of the difference DEC competencies you used in answering the case. You may use the template provided.

The DECs can be located in Module 1-Articles & Handouts and also in Module 1-Readings. We suggest you might want to begin looking around page 10 of the DECs to find information that will help you with this paper.


Texas Board of Nursing (2010). Differentiated essential competencies of graduates of Texas nursing programs evidenced by knowledge, clinical judgments, and behaviors: Vocational, diploma/associate degree, baccalaureate degree.Retrieved from