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This is a discussion on Another Area of Specialty in Nurse Practitioners (NP), part of Advanced Practice Nursing ... As a FNP Im looking to go into acute care as an NP. Do I need additional schooling? Would I need to...by mitmit7 Jan 1As 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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- Jan 1 by meandragonbrettWhat area of Acute Care? You could do a post-masters cert and you'd be eligible for ACNP boards.
- Jan 1 by traumaRUsDepends 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.....