Hi everyone should i still pursue crna or its not meant for me. I am a 29 year old acute care nurse practitioner worked in the icu for three years have been a nurse for 5 took my ccrn after one year in icu.
My main issue is i graduated on 2002 my first bachelors degree with a 2. 7 gpa with 265 credits which i know most crna school they add all under grad and grad gpas except i think twu which takes the last 60 credits. so im thinking this will drag all my other grades down... i feel like i am being punished for starting college at 17 and overloading with two bachelor's at that time thus also a very low gpa because i combined economics and legal management back then
then on 2006 i finished my associate's degree in nursing with a 3.2 gpa then worked as nurse
at 2008 i went back to school for my master's i was able to transition from associate's degree because of my previous bachelor's degree. i graduated as an acute care nurse practitioner this year in 2011 with a 3.7 gpa. i currently work as a nurse practitioner in the icu had rigorous training for three months. but i had always wanted to pursue anesthesia and my doctorate so i was really geared in the baylor program in houston with their 30 mos full time in which you finish your doctorate and crna.
i haven't taken gre because my previous master's in acute care had not required it. i take it i need to take gre.
what else can i do to be able to join a crna school preferably with dnp attached.
im wondering if maybe i am not meant to join crna school. i always thought the acute care np will be a good training for critical care management but i am still stuck with my previous gpa which is now almost more than 10 years ago.
i haven't applied to any school yet. i am planning to go back to school on 2013 or 2014 while my icu experience as a nurse is still fresh which makes me feel quite ancient already and a professional student.