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 has resumed all in-person classes and on-campus academic activities, such as regularly scheduled residencies, weekend labs and course intensives.
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- Mandatory Daily Health Screen Form (for students, faculty and staff)
- Mandatory Safety Training and Certification
- Visitor Mandatory Daily Health Screen Form (Visitors are limited to those on official University business or who support the USAHS academic purpose. Prospective students can sign up to join a hosted campus tour through the “book in-person tour” button on the USAHS campus page.)
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