Another Area of Specialty

  1. 0 As a FNP Im looking to go into acute care as an NP. Do I need additional schooling? Would I need to attend as much schooling since Im already an NP? Anyone encounter a change of specialty and go about it? Any input would be helpful, thanks!
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  3. Visit  mitmit7 profile page

    About mitmit7

    Joined Jan '13; Posts: 1.

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  4. Visit  meandragonbrett profile page
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    What area of Acute Care? You could do a post-masters cert and you'd be eligible for ACNP boards.
  5. Visit  traumaRUs profile page
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    Depends on your experience. In my experience, FNPs with several years experience can move across the acuities. In my practice, we have FNPs, PAs and me, a CNS who all do the same job - some acute care, some chronic care, some primary care.....


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