I've been a nurse for 9 yrs and went into the field (pardon the cliche) to help others.
I started as a labor and delivery RN x 5 yrs and kind of fell into quality (which I've been doing for about 3 1/2 yrs).
I miss working with patients and have been contemplating go back to school for an FNP. Currently, I'm finishing up a Master of Management program (another thing I kind of fell into).
Here's my question....I'm extremely nervous about making this leap. Has anyone else out there made a similar move into foreign waters so to speak? Do you regret it? I feel like I wasn't meant do what I'm doing now, but am not sure that going the FNP route would be the best.
I guess I'm just anxious and afraid and looking for clarity. Any thoughts or comments would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!