What is an RN to MD bridge program?


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An RN to MD bridge program would theoretically be a program that shortens the time a person with an RN degree would need to complete an MD. According to alliedhealthworld.com, no such program exists.

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What is an RN to MD bridge program?
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While there is no shortcut for registered nurses to get an MD, nurses can pursue a variety of other transitional or bridge programs. According to alliedhealthworld.com, registered nurses can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Science in Nursing, a Doctor of Nursing Practice or a Nursing PhD. Each of the advanced degrees offers different curricular content and opens different career opportunities for an RN who completes them.

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