Nursing makes me nuts!!!! - page 5

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 for everyone and a universal,... Read More

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    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.

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