Was going to earn my NP, but not anymore. - page 2

Now that the AACN is requiring nurse practitioners to have a doctorate's degree, I no longer plan to go on to become a nurse practitioner. Why? simple. Because some genious decided to force... Read More

  1. by   eagle78
    In my research I have discovered that a university in my state offers a BSN to DNP track. The track lists three concentrations - ANP, FNP and PMHNP. I am still interested in becoming an advanced practictioner, but my interest is in Acute Care - ACNP. So, with the DNP, would that be ANP??

    The description given is for an "adult primary care" practitioner. I was really hoping to get ACNP as I have a very strong interest in working in ICU. Does anyone know what happens with the ACNP if/when the DNP requirement goes into affect?? Is that something that is regulated by the states as well?? Thanks as always for your helpful input. Be Blessed...
  2. by   mammac5
    Look at some other schools and see what others are offering in the way of DNP with concentration in ACNP...might be out there somewhere.