Questions about becoming a Nurse Practitioner? - page 2
I am thinking about going back to school to become a Nurse Practitioner after I get my BSN in Nursing, but I have a few questions. 1) Is being a Nurse Practitioner totally different from being an RN? 2) Can a Nurse practitioner... Read More
- 1Aug 18, '12 by sirI, MSN, APRN, NP AdminYou are welcome.
I think you will find out more about what you want to do once you see an NP in his/her practice, ask questions of them, etc. Will give you a more clear picture of what to expect.
Of course, keep coming back here, too. We will help you by answering your questions and keeping you informed as much as possible.
- 2Aug 22, '12 by LadysSoloYou also said in your original post "when you get your BSN." I suggest you work for several years as a RN before you become an NP. You need to have a background in normal versus abnormal before you become an NP. (I was an RN for almost 20 years before I became an NP. I couldn't have done it as a new RN.)