How to Become a Nurse Practitioner Course Program & Responsibilities

Nursing Practitioner: Medical field, the field which is devoted, it is been compare to god. Warriors chose to save our life without any violent act. Much priority was given to only one person in this field but that’s should not be the scenario. The captain is important but without hardworking and efficient teammates there’s no win in anything, just like that doctors are important nurses, pharmacists, and every person besides the curtain play an important role equal to doctors.

Here we going to focus on one of those professions which were as important as doctors but didn’t get proper reorganization that is NURSING PRACTITIONER(NP). It’s just like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Guzarish movie, more connected to the topic, isn’t it? Let’s go in detail about this just like in surgical terms.

Nurse Practitioner

 NURSES are the backbone of the medical system, they play an integral role in patients journey .they sometimes become as a mother or as sister more than as a caretaker

“Peace in the appearance, care in the heart and beholding knowledge as a weapon that is daily on the war”.

Let’s know what qualifications our warriors need?

Nurse practitioner requires experience as a registered nurse and that too with a graduate degree.

Just like doctors NPs are also required to be licensed Registered Nursing before obtaining APRN certificate.APRN means Advanced Practice Registered Nurse that has been earned either by Masters of Science (MSN) in Nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and complete additional training and certificate.

With is high qualification NPs can work independently as well as under the supervision of a physician too. Nursing Practitioners can serve as a primary or specialty care provider and specialized care for specific groups like families, children, or the elderly, and that’s why they called a sister too.

You now our warriors have popular specialties too.

Nursing practitioners include

  • General Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner

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Let’s learn how our warriors work

As told earlier NPs are not less than any doctors or physicians. Their experience as nurses gives them in a different zone for patient care and their higher qualifications make them more efficient equal; to any primary care physicians.

  • Nurse practitioners can prescribe medication.
  • It can diagnose illnesses and provide treatment.
  • Nurse practitioners have more authority than registered nurses.

How to Become a Nurse Practitioner

Lets go step by step

Step 1:first to become a Registered Nurse

The first step to becoming a nurse practitioner is to become a Registered Nurse. It can be done by enrolling yourself in an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN).


         Available at community colleges


         Available at universities and private schools.


Experiences are the higher degree anyone can have. The more cases you take the more you get an idea of how to wor on it, the more you learn to handle the situation, the more your skills will get polish.

So might be you would be wondering what things they focus, on what


So here is the answer you should get experience in this stage  is

  • in handling medical conditions, treatment.
  • Improvements in assessment skills.
  • Improvement in communication skills.
  • YEAR 1-5 years

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For this, you have to get prepare for the other 2 years practice and pursuing a higher degree or we can say Maser’s degree.

This offers for both the student, the registered nurse who is not having a bachelors degree, some institutes offer special bridge or crash course that can help them to be in equal to degree holders registered nurse.these programs care called the registered nurse to Master of Science in Nursing.(2-3 years)

another nurse who is holding he degree will be going for masters that program will be called an Associate degree in nursing to Masters-to-Master of Science in Nursing.(2-3 years)

doctor of nursing(DNP) is the highest level of nursing education available. if interested to go that deep be mentally prepared to go inch by inch into subjects like anatomy, pharmacology, and other nursing-specific studies. and clinical hours lie 600-500 hours. (3-4years).


The specification of NP licensure is different for different places, so for getting the license you have to go under full research if you want from your state. All the eligibility criteria needed to be satisfied and your documents too.

STEP 5:FINALLY WORKING AS NURSING PRACTITIONER                                            

As a Nursing practitioner, you can work in hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities. some work independently and some under a physician.

Earning of our warriors

The salary of NPS is based on their specialization and experience.

In India, the average salary of nursing practitioners is approximately 20,000-40,000 monthly. without nurse practitioners, there could be a shortage of highly skilled medical professionals as simply doctors won’t be enough to catch victory alone in the war of saving a life.


As the above article shows it all how hardworking and consistency people need to come in a position to help you when no one can help. the sacrifice, hard work, caring dedication needed to be known, realized and respect should be paid o them as we do o doctors. And in this COVID 19 scenario not a single medical staff should be underestimated. Each and everyone is keeping their life in danger to safe other lives.

“Let’s realize that our front and beside the curtain who so ever playing medical role should  get respect equally as they are worthy of it.

How to become a nurse practitioner without a nursing degree?

No, you have to follow the qualification guidelines.

How much nursing experience needed to work as a family nurse practitioner?

It almost job requirement, check the above metrics as per qualification wise.

Where should you world to get nursing experience to become a family nurse practitioner?

Read the above article, we gave it clearly step by step.

What is the difference between nurse practitioner and doctor of nursing practice?

Somany factors are involved, read above.

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