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
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences was featured on several local news programs in celebration of National Occupational Therapy Month. Check out these clips below!
Dr. Erin Schwier and Barley on Good Morning San Diego
Dr. Stephanie Capshaw on Good Morning Texas in Dallas
Dr. Elisabeth McGee on First Coast News in Jacksonville
University Spokesperson Joe Cockrell on Atlanta and Co.
Dr. Jose Rafols on NBC in Miami
Dr. Mary Zadnick on FYI Austin