Nursing makes me nuts!!!! - page 4

I have a question for all of you out there. Why don't all nursing programs adn/bsn/NP/CNS/CRNA etc have the same requirements for admission? For example, medical school has the same requirements... Read More

  1. by   an2on
    I don't agree. I looked at a few medical schools and they all had different requirements. Some required certain course over others.
  2. by   nerdtonurse?
    State nurse practice acts vary in what each level of nursing is allowed to do (an LPN in one state may have a larger scope of practice than a LPN in another), and I think that feeds into a lot of the variation you see. Also, a school can be CCNE or NLNAC accredited (or both), and NLNAC requires different things than a CCNE accreditation. It's not necessarily like comparing apples and oranges, but it's more like oranges, grapefruit and lemons.