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
Tuition & Fees
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- Program Cost is $12,000.00 if the applicant has already taken Manual Therapy Certification through USA
- Program Cost is $15,000.00 if the applicant has not taken Manual Therapy Certification through USA
- Cost of the Fellowship is variable depending on the background of didactic work of the applicant
- Additional Fee of $500.00 for each year over 12 months (not to exceed 36 months)
- Cost of APTA and AAOMPT membership dues
- Tuition & fees and travel to a CI Credentialing Course and an AAOMPT conference
- Cost of malpractice insurance
- Fellows in Training will be mentored in a qualified clinic by an approved mentor while completing didactic components. If applicable, mentor fees for clinical mentoring are negotiable between fellow and mentor
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