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What education and training do you need to become a nurse practitioner?

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2007-10-16 00:59:24
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You First need to have a Degree in Nursing so 1. 4 years of College. then you get your Masters Degree in Your Field of study for Nurse Pract. wheither it is ER, OB/GYN, PEDS, Etc... so that could take you 1-2 years. you can look at any college web site that offers this type of program and get that information. To work as a nurse practitioner, you must: complete a bachelor's of nursing (or related) degree; complete a master's degree from a nurse practitioner program; be licensed as a nurse; and have strong interpersonal skills. Formal Education Graduate programs for nurse practitioners usually take one to two years to complete. You learn diagnostic and general health assessment skills. You can also focus in a particular area. Work Experience Working as a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse provides good experience for this occupation.Volunteering at a clinic or hospital is also helpful.

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