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- by nurseclairebear Aug 9, '12I am interested in Adult Medicine...specifically Geriatrics. I would LOVE to be a Geriatric NP. If eventually my goal is to settle into nursing education, would I be better off going for a DNP? Can you teach with a masters level NP?
- Aug 10, '12 by jjrodriguezI think the Adult and Gero NP are going to be merged. So if you take it, pass and get certified, you will be credentialed as Adult/Gero NP.
I believe you can teach if you are a NP, but I am not totally sure about that. I know one of our OB instructors in a Neonatal NP and she is a clinical instructor. I would inquire more about this.
- Aug 10, '12 by MeTheRNNormally at a university, you have to either have a doctorate or be in the process of getting it in order to teach didactics. You can be a clinical instructor with an MSN though.