Originally Posted by Marachne
This is aimed specifically at the NPs out there, but I'm curious in general--what do y'all think about the move to making NPs doctorally prepared? I personally have mixed feelings, but I'm not going to voice my opinion until I hear from others first
Okay, I'm not an NP, but my gut feeling is that you will see fewer NPs if the DNP is the entry level into advanced practice. There is nothing stoping an NP from getting their doctorate, but I believe the ability to be an APN seems to be fine at the Master's level.