Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are advanced healthcare practitioners with similar responsibilities, such as diagnosing illnesses and prescribing medications. However, their training and paths toward certification differ in significant ways. This blog post unpacks the key differences between NPs and PAs to help you determine which career path best aligns with your goals. What Is a Nurse Practitioner? A nurse practitioner (NP) is a licensed clinician who provides comprehensive healthcare to patients of all ages. An NP can work in virtually any healthcare setting, diagnosing patient conditions and prescribing medications. As of October 2022, nurse practitioners have full practice authority in 27 states, meaning that they can practice Read more
Career Services will host a complimentary Virtual Career Fair, from 7-9 p.m. ET Wednesday, November 16, for students and alumni. Many nationwide employers will host one-on-one and group virtual sessions at the online event to discuss full-time jobs, part-time jobs, clinicals and internships. The event is open to anyone affiliated with USAHS at all locations, at all levels and for all programs at no charge.
Fill an open position with a USAHS graduate. Employers can post jobs for graduates of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences on our virtual job board by creating a free Handshake account. Go to https://joinhandshake.com/employers/ and set up the account, then request to connect with the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. For additional details, visit https://www.usa.edu/partnerships/career/.
In addition, alumni can post open jobs directly on the USAHS Alumni LinkedIn page.
Help build our academic community. Visit https://careers.usa.edu/ to see our current employment opportunities, including for core and contributing faculty.
Develop effective job search strategies and interviewing skills. The USAHS Career Services’ mission is to provide exceptional service to students and alumni across all modalities and programs. Learn more …