ANP vs FNP vs ACNP for ED? | allnurses

ANP vs FNP vs ACNP for ED?

  1. 0 I am interested in working as an NP in the ED someday and am wondering which degree would make the most sense. I'm not particularly interested in working with children, but I don't want to limit myself job-wise. What do you think makes the most sense? I live in the Boston MA area if that helps. Thanks!
  2. Visit  ivyleaf profile page

    About ivyleaf, ASN, RN

    ivyleaf has '8' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'psych, soon to be ambulatory care! ; )'. From 'MA, US'; Joined May '09; Posts: 124; Likes: 16.

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  3. Visit  Bec7074 profile page
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    When I think ED, I think acute care. I've looked at job postings in my area and some for ED require acute care NP degrees.
  4. Visit  8mpg profile page
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    We have 2 FNP's here in my ER in TX. They must be able to see kids
  5. Visit  801ednp profile page
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    I would look at job postings in your area and see what hospitals are requiring.
    I'm currently working in an ED and I did the FNP.
    I feel that the FNP prepared me for the majority of what I see at work.
    The other nice thing about the FNP is it leaves your options open to be able to work in most settings.


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