If this is the first time you’ve come across me, let me introduce myself. My name is Kojo and I’m a male psychiatric RN. When I first started studying nursing, I had no idea what the future held for me. I definitely had no clue that I would go back to grad school to become… Continue reading What Will Be The Role of Males In Nursing Moving Forward?
For some, becoming an NP (nurse practitioner) is the next step from being a RN (registered nurse). Or others, it’s their goal all along. NPs can be independent providers, delivering both nursing and medical care. NPs can even open up their own clinics. Many RNs – and even people who are still in school to… Continue reading How Long Should An RN Wait Before Going Back to Nurse Practitioner School?
In the US, advanced practice nursing is state and federally regulated. While autonomy may vary based on your location, some states allow advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to have full practice authority. Nurse practitioners (NPs) can assess patients, diagnose, and prescribe medications. The full extent to which an NP can practice varies by state. To… Continue reading How To Prepare For Nurse Practitioner School