Why are you a NP rather than an RN? - page 2

hello all, i had planned on starting nursing school in a year for my adn but have just found out about an msn bridge program for which i may qualify. i already have my bs in psychology, and this... Read More

  1. Visit  Oreo profile page
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    Hi,

    I am quite new in nursing. I think I get some wrong concept on nursing practitioner. Actually, what exactly it is? What will they do? Does NP need a license? Can NP choose back to work as a RN? Does all MSN (with whatever major specialized) can work as an NP? Does NP recognized internationally like a RN? What can they do in other countries? What's the difference of NP from Nurse Specialist? Sorry for so many questions and thank you for any replies.
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  3. Visit  Osorry1 profile page
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    It is best to consider any decision you make wisely, whether ADN or NP. There is also an accelerated program at UT Knoxville that takes 3 yrs. I completed the Vanderbilt program and have never regreted it. It is rigorous as it's 3 yrs work rolled into 2 full years, but it's a great program and I had no trouble finding employment. There are also many loan repayment options to help with the financial end. Good luck!
  4. Visit  RN_Amy profile page
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    Quote from Dave ARNP
    I am a NP because I wanted to make the orders, not follow them.


    Once you understand that, you realize that bedside nursing is alot different from advance practice.

    Dave
    why not become an MD then?


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