CNS or RN degree? - Advice needed! - page 3
by Newbie7, MSN, APRN, CNS | 14,824 Views | 22 Comments
Hello--I am a pre-nursing student faced with a tough decision and I would like some input from experienced nurses before I make the decision. I can apply to either ADN program to be an RN or to direct entry MSN program to be a... Read More
- 1Oct 21, '10 by neatnurse30Quote from traumaRUsWow, that's pretty scare to go to school for just 1 year to become RN and go straight for master's without having any health-care experience. It is almost ridiculous to me that it is allowed.No, there are direct entry (DE) programs where if you have a bachelors in an unrelated field and you ARE NOT an RN, you can complete these programs and get your RN in a year, then an MSN with specialty focus like CNS or NP.