I am 26, never been to college and now I want to become a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
But from what I have read I need to have a BSN.
Here is where I get confuse....should I start to become an RN?
1.If so what do I do or where do i go?
2. Online? Or only on campus
Or can I just go straight for BSN?
1. Can I do it online?
I have no clue of where to begin...i know what I want to do, but I need advice as to how to get there.
I've read a million things online, and it feels like so much info but nothing specifically.
You have two choices if your goal is to get your BSN. Either get your ASN and then do a bridge program (RN-BSN). Depending on your location, finding a job with an ASN while you are going to school for RN-BSN. One advantage to that path is that RN-BSN programs can be done online. Your second option is to go to a BSN program.
Both ASN and BSN programs require in clinicals, so you can't do a pre-licensure program online.