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... what is the difference between a nurse practitioner and a physician assistant in terms of schooling and job description? ... (3 replies)
... PA which sets guidelines for all PA schools. PA school is similar to an accerated medical school. PAs are taught many of the skill sets that a physician will learn while in residency in order to perform the task on the job. ... (3 replies)
... Nurse practitioner vs physician assistant? ... (1 replies)

... Does Physician Assistant take more challenging classes? ... (1 replies)
... in these two professions are the regulating boards of the state you are in. CNP do have prescribing authority as do PA in most staes both have to be signed by a physician within a certain amount of time. ... (17 replies)
... ner. They work in hospitals with nurses. They help with direct patient care. They take vital signs, change linens, answer call lights and help feed patients. Physician Assistant's are licensed to practice medicine. ... (7 replies)
... I am a NP & love my profession. Not only can I now treat my patients' illnesses, I can continue to give nursing care too. PAs lack experience in the "caring" part working with patients. They show their career strength in working in the OR with surgeons. I respect their abiilty & knowledge base regarding the surgery part of their field. (3 replies)
... I read somewhere recently that both are relatively equal. P/A were getting a couple thousand higher than N/P in the US. My daughter has great faith in her N/P,with an M/D in the office also.My daughter is fussy to say the least.She is 52,with two in college. (no kid here) Bill (3 replies)
... what is the difference between a Nurse Practitioner and a Physician Assistant? ... (17 replies)
... GYN...etc. And yes they can prescribe medications. Nurse practitioners are registered nurses who choose to continue their education. Their education takes place in nursing schools. ... (13 replies)
... A physician assistant and a nurse practitioner are essentialy the same. The differance is mostly the medical model they follow. ... (13 replies)
... based program, then apply to a physician assistant program. In total, it takes only 5 years to optain a physician assistant license. ... (13 replies)
... A physicians Assistant is someone who goes to Medical School and doesn't do an internship. They are doctors and can prescribe medications. ... (13 replies)
... Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant! whats the difference between these two? ... (13 replies)
... loyed by physicians and work with physicians and do not have their hands held by physicians as many nurses like to say... Nps are attempting to become equal to a physician in the eyes to patients and this is a scary thought. ... (17 replies)
... I agree. The nurse practitioner in my family I would not trust to "tap" my knee joints and remove fluid but the PA's in my ortho's office do it better than the doc himself! ... (17 replies)
... exactly. The biggest difference. Because of this, the perception of NPs is more prestigious. Unfortunately many people don't understand the role of a PA, which is very important one too. (17 replies)
... Licensed nurse practitioners can have a stand alone practice with no physician supervising. A PA cannot. Perhaps the biggest difference. ... (17 replies)
... I work with both PAs and Nurse Practitioners and from my experience, the nurse practitioners hold a higher degree of schooling and experience. ... (17 replies)
... loyed by physicians and work with physicians and do not have their hands held by physicians as many nurses like to say... Nps are attempting to become equal to a physician in the eyes to patients and this is a scary thought. ... (17 replies)


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