No wonder so many PA's & MD's tell me to run from nursing ASAP! With all the in-fighting in this profession, no wonder people predict the demise of nursing - giving way to RT's, Paramedics, MA and CNA / Techs.
As a new grad, I've always known I would continue my education to that of a mid-level practioner. All of my professors told me to go to NP school, after all - "I'm a nurse". Every PA says to forget nursing and go to PA school - although they never say exactly WHY to leave nursing. Hmmm...do they know something we don't?
So here's my question to you all: Should a young RN (age 27) work on getting into NP school or forget nursing and become a phsyician assistant and incorporate the positive aspects of nursing into his practice?
Any suggestions? Any comments?