BSN to MSN without RN experience? - page 2

I am currently an undergraduate pursuing my BSN degree. I was told that starting in 2015 all NP will have to get their doctorate, as opposed to just their masters. I know I want to become a NP but... Read More

  1. by   ukstudent
    [quote=Robinelli;4035888]I don't think experience as an RN should be required for someone to attend an NP program. If the program is set up correctly one should learn what they need to practice in the program. Physicians do not need medical experience to apply to an MD program! Yet they practice medicine upon graduation.


    MD's do not practice medicine upon graduation by themselves. They have years of residency under the supervision of Attendings before being allowed out on their own.