How To Become A Nurse Practitioner [Infographic] Note, recent changes in requirements now mean, a Doctorate will be necessary by 2015 for all NPs to practice. You can see this article for more on the American Association of Colleges of Nurses website: www.aacn.nche.edu.... I am on my way:)
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A study done by the Association of College of Nursing shows that it might be a good idea for nurses to go back to school. Overall the study’s stats showed that BSN graduates had an easier time getting a job and that the majority of facilities prefer the higher level of education.
There are more than 100 specialties in nursing, but some are decidedly more physically and emotionally draining than others. Let’s take a close look at these fields and what they offer for soon-to-be nurses or current nurses looking for further specialization.