Hi all! First off, I am fairly new to this board and I wanted to thank each and every one of you for serving our country. I am VERY patriotic and have a strong desire to serve.
I have been a nurse for almost 5 years and am working on my BSN, mostly so I can join the Navy or Airforce and get my NP. My husband was in the Navy for 6 years as a Navy corpsman and is now out and using his GI bill to get his nursing degree, but I am missing the military sooo much it is killing me. Granted, I was only a spouse, I loved the community and pride of knowing I belonged to such an incredible organization. Okay, now for my questions....
I am just wondering for those of you who have been in civilian and military nursing, how different the two are?
Also, I will be certified in OB/neonatal nursing and wanted to know that with my experience and certs if I could be mostly gauranteed an assignment with that specialty?
And lastly, how competitive is the FNP/Midwife programs in the Navy?
I have many other questions, but have tried looking through all the threads to get my answers....I'm sure I will be posting more as I think of them, as I can't join for at least two more years when my hubby graduates.