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Which do you all think is better and why? A nurse practitioner or an occupational therapist?

I want opinions on what you all think about these two careers, what are the advantages and disadvantages, ups and downs, schooling, average pay, what type of people do it take to do each career, what skills or characteristics are needed for each career, etc. anything that would be helpful would be appreciated. Thanks.

Asked By: Tari17 - 10/13/2007
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Wife is an RN. She loves working as one. Best in the medsurg area but right now has been working on spinal cord. It is a very tasking job, they are very short handed in the RN not only here but the US as a hole. Both jobs as long as there are people there is going to be a need for this. High stress, but can be... More
Answered By: Yogi - 10/13/2007
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Nurse practitioner is best according to me because you will get blessings from the patients whom you attend.They are desperate to get the best help .
Answered By: nvp - 10/13/2007
 
The field of Nurse Practitioner is opening up, and will be more in demand as time goes on... More
Answered By: bgee2001ca - 10/13/2007
 
Thats easy, a RN, as a Rn you can move in the medical field easier and that may lead to you becoming an LPN , who many of the capabilities of a doctor ,like writing RX for controlled substances
Answered By: nikki - 10/13/2007
 
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