I am supposed to start the Barnes accelerated BSN program in May, but since recently reading about people having trouble finding jobs after graduation (from any program) I am worried that I might be making a mistake about doing the 1 year program. My biggest worry is that I will not have enough experience once I graduate. I have not been in a position to get a job as a tech or anything else medical since deciding to do this, and I fear this will hurt me upon graduation. I know that with the 1 year program they strongly suggest that you do not work, so I think getting a job as a student nurse to gain experience might also be out of the question.
Any advice on what I should do? I may have the option to do the 2 year upper division BSN program instead, but I think my husband would kill me if I have to add another year on to this adventure! Maybe I am just being paranoid.. please someone tell me I am just being paranoid. Will a lack of prior medical working experience before nursing school hurt me when I am looking for a job?