Which is more difficult atleast in your opinion
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I found calculus to be somewhat difficult but breezed through A&P I & II in undergrad same thing with advanced pathophysiology in grad school. Fortunately NP's dont need calculus but do need a good understanding of A&P and pathophysiology. Hope this helps
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I found calculus harder by far, but it may have been the profs I had because I breezed through precalc but had a really hard time with calc.
i think it all depends since they are very different. It's like comparing apples and oranges. I personally prefer calc over a&p but that's just me since I'm more math oriented. A&P is more memorization involved, no calculations what so ever. So to compare 1 to the other is not fair since they are non related.
I guess my advice is to try your best in all that you do. Soon enough it'll be over in no time!
Cool wow NPs dont need calculus amazing. Do they need physics i know chemistry is a must
Calculus for sure
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A&P was not particularly challenging. Calculus certainly was, especially by the time we moved on to multiple dimensions.
With calculus, I could sweat over a problem for 30 minutes and get nowhere... I never had that experience with A&P.
Cool im going to be an NP while my friend is going to be a doctor he told me his calxulus class is 6 credits while my a&p class is 4
Calculus at least to me was like a foreign language. A&P wasnt hard its just a lot of studying.
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This is a really weird comparison but whatever.
Calculus for a lot of people is really hard because its a lot of numbers, letters, and variables. Solving calculus problems is hard, memorizing body parts and their functions not so much. While A&P, I've heard is rote memorization.
i dont know of any program for np that requires physics if you are doing the CRNA then you need it,