7 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Nurse Practitioner Program

Choosing to go graduate school is NOT an easy decision. It is one that requires a ton of thought and internal processing. In this article, I will give you first hand advice and questions that I asked myself before I started my graduate program. In the end, fingers crossed, your mind will be put at ease and the decision to start the application process will move from a maybe to a YES!

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RN/ICU

10 Posts

Has 9 years experience.

I am in the last year of my BSN program and am thinking about grad school. I was a paramedic for 20 years before nursing. I am thinking about becoming an NP but unsure of my focus. Thanks for the great information.

awyman33

5 Posts

Thanks for a great information! I have been contemplating returning to school for my DNP so this was quite helpful.

Icooka4u

99 Posts

If one is interested in specializing in Women's Health - OB/GYN, and Neonates, which program? Or would a dual NP - Neonate & Certified Midwife make sense?

subee, MSN, CRNA

4,761 Posts

Specializes in CRNA, Finally retired. Has 51 years experience.

The days are OVER when gynecologists and anesthesiololgists covered ER shifts for extra money. If a FNP wants to practice in an acute care setting, they can go and get extra certification in that specialty...it's really quite simple.