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
USAHS is happy to announce a change in our admissions policy for our occupational therapy programs: We are no longer requiring that incoming OT students take the GRE exam.
We’re aware that COVID-19 is creating significant practical challenges to students who wish to take the GRE. We see the opportunity to respond with empathy, and to make things easier for you. Learn more about our streamlined admissions process by speaking with an enrollment advisor today!