Are direct entry NP programs bad for the nursing profession?

How long should you be an RN before becoming an NP? And what about the second-degree direct entry programs?

I share my thoughts on the minimum experience needed to become an NP.

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I admit up front I’m an old-skool nurse, so I believe experience trumps everything. Care to weigh in on this topic?





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