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... re are associate programs but those people also have bachelors degrees yet. There is no such thing as a PA who has only 2 years of college... Also unlike many nurse practitioner programs there are no night class PA programs, no weekend classes, etc... ... (3 replies)
... what is the difference between a nurse practitioner and a physician assistant in terms of schooling and job description? ... (3 replies)
... s Assistant and a Nurse Practitioner is that a Nurse Practitioner requires a Masters Degree. ... (13 replies)

... A physician assistant and a nurse practitioner are essentialy the same. The differance is mostly the medical model they follow. ... (13 replies)
PA vs NP
Aug 15, 2011
... A certified nurse practitioner can have a stand alone practice with no supervision by a physician. ... (3 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)
... Nurse practitioner vs physician assistant? ... (1 replies)
... Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant! whats the difference between these two? ... (13 replies)
... re 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. A cnp or advanced practice nurse has at least a masters and many you will find hold doctorates and can bill for services independently of a physician, diagnose, treat, etc etc. ... (17 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)
... 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)
... what is the difference between a Nurse Practitioner and a Physician Assistant? ... (17 replies)
... or family. Even doctor's answer to somebody. As far as NP's needing doctorates why not just go to medical school instead of developing Dr. nurse complexes. Remember fields often educate themselves out of a job. ... (13 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)
... 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)
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)
... QUOTE=Phillydude2011;4260572]They do not have less schooling... All PAs have bachelors degrees and goto graduate school. 99% of them are masters. The licensing is the same in every state. As far as practicing medicine, PAs have superior training. PAs are trained by doctors. PA school is a shortened medical school. NPs are great practitioners but the training is more... (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)


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