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Anyone started as a Lpn and ended as a CRNA

denyanna denyanna (New) New

I'm 19 and graduating in January as a LPN, my dream is to be a CRNA. Has anyone went from Lpn to CRNA and how did everything go? Just curious !!

TheCommuter, BSN, RN

Specializes in Case mgmt., rehab, (CRRN), LTC & psych. Has 15 years experience.

Your thread has been moved to the CRNA forum, since virtually no CRNAs are going to be reading posts in the LPN/LVN Corner forum on a routine basis. Good luck to you.

wtbcrna, MSN, DNP, CRNA

Specializes in Anesthesia.

I started out as LVN and eventually became CRNA. This year I will be going back for my PhD in nursing. There shouldn't be any reason why you can't go on and become a CRNA. You just need to apply to an LVN to BSN program and continue from there.

I started out as an NA (nursing assistant), and will be starting a DNP degree CRNA program next month. I know that doesn't exactly answer your question, but if you were wondering if you can start out a bit "lower" on the totem pole (from a degree standpoint ONLY) and still end up in CRNA school, then yes, you can :).

Thanks For Your Input !!:up: