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... 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)
... what is the difference between a nurse practitioner and a physician assistant in terms of schooling and job description? ... (3 replies)
... Nurse practitioner vs physician assistant? ... (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)
... 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)
... I have a nurse practitioner in the family and I know she has a Master's degree in nursing and in a specific field. They can practice on their own and can prescribe on their own. ... (17 replies)
... what is the difference between a Nurse Practitioner and a Physician Assistant? ... (17 replies)
... Well actually there is a little more to being a nurse practitioner than previously stated. ... (13 replies)
... while a nurse practitioner uses more of a nursing model, this does not mean that they are providing the patient with the "nursing" services that you would think of in a hospital. ... (13 replies)
... A physician assistant and a nurse practitioner are essentialy the same. The differance is mostly the medical model they follow. ... (13 replies)
... s Assistant and a Nurse Practitioner is that a Nurse Practitioner requires a Masters Degree. ... (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. I always call them "doctors who don't have stress" (due to not going for the internship part).My primary care is a physician assistant-she's excellent. She evem does gynechological exams, PAP tests. Nurse Practitioner, I do not know. I... (13 replies)
... Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant! whats the difference between these two? ... (13 replies)
PA vs NP
Sep 28, 2011
... Actually, there are state to state differences in the amount of autonomy allowed to PA's and nurse practitioners. In Minnesota where I live, neither PA's or CNP's are required to have prescriptions they write cosigned by a physician. ... (3 replies)
PA vs NP
Aug 15, 2011
... A certified Physician's Assistant has to work in collaboration with a physician in a physician's office. ... (3 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)
... Does Physician Assistant take more challenging classes? ... (1 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)


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