Nurse practitioner doctorate

  1. 0 Does anyone know if I will really need a doctorate to become a NP? when is this supposed to occur?
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  3. Visit  Tschinault profile page

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    Tschinault has '4' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'OR and ER'. From 'Reno, NV, US'; Joined Jan '13; Posts: 24; Likes: 1.

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  4. Visit  IrishIzRN profile page
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    There is nothing set in stone. The story is they are looking at it in 2015...looking at maybe doing it down the road. I'm not even worrying about it. I don't think it will happen anytime soon.
  5. Visit  SycamoreGuy profile page
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    It's possible depending on how long it is before you start. However, as of now DNP by 2015 is only a recommendation, similar to the BSN recommendation of yesteryear.


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