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Pre-grad school online courses

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by SmessenBSN SmessenBSN (Member)

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So I want to go to grad school but haven't decided what for ... I have a BSN with 2 years experience in PICU. Just curious if any of you have taken online courses generalized for advanced practice.

One I'm looking at in particular is offered through Barry University in Florida as an intro to Nurse Anesthesia (ANE 695 Transition to Nurse Anesthesia). Seems like a very interesting course and I was ready to sign up until I realized it cost $1450 for 2 credit hours.

Other courses I'd be interested in ... theory of advanced practice, research, economics of healthcare, advanced pharmacology, advanced anatomy ... those basic kinda classes. Anyone have experience in taking any of these classes before enrolling in a graduate program?

Thanks!

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japaho41 specializes in MICU & SICU.

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If I were you I would focus on core courses that apply to most any MSN program if you have not taken them already. Save your money on out of state fees, you can take these courses online through UNCG or ECU. I know that if you are planning on applying to WF or RSNA getting the core courses out of the way is a real plus on getting in to these programs. If you are seriously considering Anesthesia school you may want to broaden your experience into an adult ICU for a year. Yes, some places will except PICU experience.

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Look at Graceland Univ Online campus also. I found the ANP Patho and Pharm classes there before heading to a brick and mortar CRNA program. They were around $1500 each, with the books, for 3 credits each.

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