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
We’re excited to announce that our in-person tours have resumed! Come visit campus, meet students, and explore our state-of-the-art facilities for yourself. While you’re in town, be sure to experience all the delights that the surrounding city and its natural environment have to offer. An in-person tour is the best way to picture yourself as a USAHS graduate student and get a sense of what it’s like to study with us.
Led by a current student, tours typically begin at noon local time and last for about an hour. They include a brief presentation by the enrollment team, so bring your questions about the admissions process. Reserve your place today at the links below!
In the meantime, you can also watch our 360-degree virtual campus tours at those links. We look forward to meeting you and showing you around!