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
Dr. Rossniel Marinas is a bilingual (English/Spanish) physical therapist with more than 10 years of clinical experience. His areas of expertise are pediatrics and neurology.
Dr. Marinas has provided physical therapy services to children in a variety of clinical settings including prescribed pediatric extended care, home health, and private clinics. His work with adults includes neurological disorders in hospital, sub-acute, and long-term care settings.
Dr. Marinas has more than six years of experience as a clinical instructor in pediatric, sub-acute, and long-term settings. He also has teaching experience as an adjunct instructor