Can you work as an R.N. after you obtain a N.P. degree? - page 2

by kjc07002 4,514 Views | 10 Comments

I am in a direct entry program to obtain a R.N. and N.P. degree. I'm almost done with the R.N. portion of the program and I'm wondering if I could continue to work as an R.N. after I finish the N.P. If so, how many hours are... Read More

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    TraumaRUs, that is exactly what one of my coworkers told me when I asked when she was taking her certification exam! She doesn't know if she will get her certification either and she will make so much less as a new CNS compared to her RN pay with 20+ yrs of experience. As a matter of fact, several RNs in my facility have left management positions to return to the bedside for better pay and less responsibility, lol!
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