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How long does it take to become a substance abuse nurse if you haven't started nursing school?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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In brief: Depends

Nursing degrees span the educational spectrum. From two year LPN progams to 3 year rn training, to 4 year bsn (bachelors degree), 6 year master's degree programs (msn), to 8 year nurse practitioner programs.
These are great fields and have abundant opportunities for success, advancement and being socially redeeming. To do alcohol & drug treatment, you'll need another two years.

In brief: Depends

Nursing degrees span the educational spectrum. From two year LPN progams to 3 year rn training, to 4 year bsn (bachelors degree), 6 year master's degree programs (msn), to 8 year nurse practitioner programs.
These are great fields and have abundant opportunities for success, advancement and being socially redeeming. To do alcohol & drug treatment, you'll need another two years.
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